The Business Daily Top 40 Under 40 men in Kenya were feted last Friday for their contribution towards the growth of the Kenyan economy. The premiere event saw those honored being lauded for their work as well as being advised on the way forward.

Comedian Churchill was among the people being feted for their hard work towards making Kenya a prosperous nation. He has helped mentor and grow other top comedians including Eric Omondi and Chipukeezy.

The event was attended by top media and manufacturing industry practitioners. Among those who were honored was Eric Muli, the CEO of Alpha Security Force and Barclay Okari of Africa Impact Industry, who are both running successful companies at the tender age of 22.

“Young entrepreneurs have been receiving recognition across the borders with several of the men being awarded by the Business Daily also receiving nods by Forbes Africa,” Ochieng’ Rapuro said.

Other people honored include Edi Gathegi, actor, Twilight and Italian Job. He’s one of the few Kenyans representing our country in the global entertainment scene.

Here’s the full list, courtesy of the publication:

Alex Nyaga, 39, CEO, Parapet Cleaning Services

Joshua Oigara, 39, CEO, KCB Group