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‘Handsome Men of Kenya’ congratulate Ababu Namwamba following his cabinet appointment

By Freya Wanjiku September 30th, 2022 2 min read

The Handsome Men of Kenya (H-MON) have congratulated Ababu Namwamba following his appointment as the cabinet minister for Youth Affairs, Sports and Arts.

In their message from the office of the national chairlady, they said, “Handsome Men of Kenya congratulates Hon Ababu Namwamba on his appointment as cabinet secretary. We look forward to working together. We love you!”

The H-MOK was started in 2016 and aims at empowering men and women according to information on the group Facebook page.

It enjoys 2.3k followers.

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Ababu Namwamba
Ababu Namwamba

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Namwamba was among the three cabinet ministers who were not sent home when President William Ruto appointed his new cabinet.

Before being reappointed, Ababu was working in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS).

The political veteran once served as the Budalang’i member of parliament and had previously served in the Sports Ministry in 2012 under the late President Mwai Kibaki’s tenure.

His most notable achievement in office then was the enactment of the 2013 Sports Act.

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Married to Priscah Mwaro, the two have had a fair share of positive and negative publicity.

The two started making romantic headlines when they went for a visit to the Taj Mahal in India during the Public Accounts Committee trip in October 2014.

It is not clear when the two got married as Priscah’s account indicates that she got married on February 21, 2015.

Ababu’s account however has the earliest photo of the two dated March 4, 2013, as he was casting his vote in Budalangi.

According to media reports, Priscah is not the first woman to be displayed as the legislator’s wife, he has also been linked to Miss Tourism Busia Paula Ann.

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