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Crystal Asige Nominated To The Senate

Former Sol Generation artist Crystal Asige has been nominated to the Senate by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
The singer who featured in Sol Generation’s hits ‘Extravaganza’ and ‘Ukiwa Mbali’ has been put forward in a nomination list published by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to represent persons living with disability.
Asige has been nominated to the senate alongside her male counterpart Kakiri Ochieng a young man who became deaf at the age of two years.
Crystal rose to fame as the first female on the premium label, Sol Generation which has Nviiri the Storyteller and Ben Soul as its remaining talented signees.
The singer and songwriter fell out with Sauti Sol back in 2019 under unclear circumstances.
Netizens have lauded her for having been nominated while mentioning that the move is directed towars stopping discrimination of any form as it promotes fairness.
“I welcome this move, not based on any political affiliations but because we are moving towards equity. Let’s shun stigma of any kind and give equitable opportunities. Congratulations my friend Crystal Asige ❤️ .” wrote Calvin Odhiambo.
The visually impaired artist has been vocal about the challenges faced by people living with disabilities and expresses her artistic life through her music.
By Stella Anyango