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I’m my own man: Ken Musyoka emerges from father’s shadow

Kennedy Musyoka Kalonzo wants to be seen as his own man that he says he is.

He does not like to be compared to his father, Kalonzo Musyoka, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential running mate.

He wants people to appreciate that he has his personal ambitions, hopes and plans for the future.

When we met in his office in Karen, the 30-year-old soft-spoken, laidback son of the former vice-president was at first apprehensive about the interview.

It was, after all, his first media interview and living a life in the spotlight had taught him to be cautious of the media.

Until recently, Kennedy— or just “Ken”— was your regular young man who loved to read poetry and biographies.

Kenyans did not put a face to the name, nor did his last name stir up any interest until he was nominated to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) in what has now become a controversial matter.

Ken insists that being his father’s son did not really influence his nomination to Eala.

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SOURCE: DAILY NATION