Eric Omondi during the launch of road named after him in KIsumu

Kisumu County government has launched a road named after Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi. Eric could not contain his excitement about the grand news.

Sharing the video on his social media page Eric confessed that he would do all he could to make his county people proud.

Thank you so much Kisumu County Government for this GREAT HONOR 😰😰😰…I will forever CHERISH thisπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ I promise to make you even prouder!!!

Eric Omondi during the launch of road named after him in Kisumu

I will endeavour to lift the name of my County Kisumu and Country KenyaπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ higher and Higher. This is my home, My town, My City, My Country.

He added,

May this be an encouragement to every young person in this country…That it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, with belief and Hardwork…YOU CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ TUPATANE MOI STADIUM KISUMU THIS SATURDAY.

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Thank you so much Kisumu County Government for this GREAT HONOR 😰😰😰…I will forever CHERISH thisπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ I promise to make you even prouder!!! I will endeavour to lift the name of my County Kisumu and Country KenyaπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ higher and Higher. This is my home, My town, My City, My Country. May this be an encouragement to every young person in this country…That it doesn't matter who you are or where you come from, with belief and Hardwork…YOU CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ TUPATANE MOI STADIUM KISUMU THIS SATURDAY. #PresidentOfComedyAfrica #POCA #EricOmondiStadiumTour

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Other famous people who have a road named after them include

Tom Mboya –Β The street is named afterΒ Kenyan trade unionist, educationist, Pan Africanist, author, independence activist, Cabinet Minister and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of Kenya. Tom Mboya.

Kenyatta Avenue – Named after the first president of Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, this is the principal street in the Nairobi CBD and remains the widest road.

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Wangari Mathai Road- The road which was previously Forest road was named after Nobel Laureate Wangari Mathai in an aim of honouring her for the role she played in safeguarding national parks most notably Uhuru Park.

Moi Avenue – The street is named after the second President of Kenya, Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.

Muindi Mbingu Street – Named after former freedom fighter Muindi Mbingu who passed away in 1953.

Argwings Kodhek –The road in Hurlingham is named after the then Minister of Foreign Affairs who died on the road driving to his home on January 29, 1969.

Grogan/River Road –Β Grogan, now Kirinyaga Road, is the name of a notorious early British settler and later a member of colonial parliament, Colonel Ewart Grogan, notorious for publicly flogging Africans in the middle of the capital city

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