Whether elective or not, positions in Kenya are lucrative and come with immense privileges that makes the 99% of the population salivate while their backs break as they lift the heavy tax burden to finance the luxury.
President Uhuru Kenyatta:
Though classified, Uhuru Kenyatta cruises in an armoured Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Pullman. When driving incognito, he has often been spotted behind the wheel of a Range Rover.
He was once stopped by a traffic officer who got the shock of his life after he rolled down the window and identified himself, “ni mimi ofisa, fungua (it is me officer, allow us to go).”
Deputy President William Ruto:
Ruto, the self-styled Hustler, is driven in a Lexus LX 570. The powerful set of wheels is flanked by several Land cruiser V8s.
Chief Justice David Maraga:
Maraga is chauffeured in a state-of-the – art 2016 Toyota Land-cruiser. The no nonsense CJ’s car boasts customized plates and costs over Sh12 million.
Raila Amolo Odinga
The National Super Alliance leader has of late, since his chaotic arrival from the USA, been spotted in a white Range Rover sport mixing it up once in a while with a Land cruiser V8 that has a sunroof where he often uses to address his followers.
National Assembly speaker Justin Muturi
Speaker Muturi is driven in a Mercedes Benz S500
Senate speaker Ken Lusaka
After being elected speaker, Lusaka is not being chauffeured in a Mercedes Benz.
Governor Mike Sonko
The flamboyant city governor has a pimped 2017 Nissan Patrol Ti rivalling that of DP Ruto.