• On July 28, Asige sent a message of appreciation to ODM Party leader Raila Odinga for nominating her to the Senate.

• Asige’s name features on the list of legislators who have been nominated to join the National Assembly and the Senate.

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Former Sol Generation's Crystal Asige who has been nominated to the Senate
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Former Sol Generation Signee Crystal Asige has officially been gazetted as a senator- representing persons living with disabilities.

In a gazette notice issued by IEBC on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, Asige’s name features on the list of legislators who have been nominated to join the National Assembly and the Senate.

The singer has been nominated by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) while United Democratic Alliance (UDA) nominated George Mungai Mbugua as the male representative for persons with disabilities.

On July 28, Asige sent a message of appreciation to ODM Party leader Raila Odinga for nominating her to the Senate.

“This week Hon. Raila Odinga chose to leave no Kenyan behind - no matter their ability or disability. I consider this Senate nomination by Baba and ODM to be an honour and count this as a win for the communities I represent. A win for Persons with Disabilities, a win for women, and a win for the youth in Kenya,” Crystal Asige wrote.

City politician Karen Nyamu is among the women who have been nominated to the Senate. 

Full List women nominated to the Senate;

  1. Veronica Waheti Nduati
  2. Roselinda Soipan Tuya
  3. Miraj Abdillahi Abdulrahman
  4. Gloria Magoma Orwoba
  5. Joyce Chepkoech Korir
  6. Nyamu Karen Njeri
  7. Peris Pesi Tobiko
  8. Maureen Tabitha Mutinda
  9. Catherine Muyeka Mumma
  10. Beatrice Akinyi Oyomo
  11. Hamida Ali Kibwana
  12. Betty Batuli Montet
  13. Beth Kalunda Syengo
  14. Margaret Jepkoech Kamar
  15. Mariam Sheikh Omar
  16. Shakila Abdalla Mohamed

Members nominated to Senate to Represent the Youth

  1. Hezena M. Lemaletian
  2. Raphael Chimera Mwinzagu

Members nominated to the National Assembly

Former Murang'a Member of Parliament Sabina Wanjiru Chege has been nominated by the Jubilee party to the National Assembly.

  1. Jackson Kipkemoi Kosgei
  2. Teresia Wanjiru Mwangi
  3. Abdisirat Khalif Ali
  4. Dorothy Muthoni Ikiara
  5. Joseph Wainaina Iraya
  6. Irene Nyakerario
  7. John Mbadi Ngongo
  8. Umulkher Harun Mohamed
  9. Joseph Hamisi Denar
  10. Sabina Wanjiru Chege
  11. Suleka Hulbale Harun

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