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Akothee forks out Sh2.5 million on homecoming party

Kenya’s most talked about female singer, Akothee has been reported to have spent Sh2.5 million on her homecoming from a successful sojourn in the US.

Akothee arrived in Nairobi on Saturday afternoon with two prestigious awards at the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), and the African Entertainment Awards.

The expensive homecoming included a luncheon, hiring a customized limo,  booking a five star hotel for the cocktail party and flying the singer’s family members to Nairobi, all estimated to have cost Sh2 million.

In addition, Akothee’s dress and red dress for the cocktail party costed a further Sh510, 000.

The limousine that ferried Akothee from JKIA to a restaurant in Nairobi's CBD. PHOTO | COURTESY
The limousine that ferried Akothee from JKIA to a restaurant in Nairobi’s CBD. PHOTO | COURTESY


On arrival at the JKIA, the singer drove off in a convoy that included a customized pearl white limousine with number plates reading “Akothee” in the front and “Madam Boss” at the rear. Hiring the limo cost the singer Sh300,000.

The singer later hosted her fans to a luncheon Ronalo’s restaurant and later and later on an exclusive cocktail party at Sankara Hotel.

In attendance was her father Joshua Owino Kokeyo and her mother, Hon Monica Yunita Kokeyo who is an MCA in Migori.

Other guests included media personality Kalekye Mumo, comedian Owago Onyiro and H_art the Band.