Saturday, June 20, 2020 – Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo is one of the few Kenyan billionaires around and once in a while, he likes to remind us how wealthy he is.
The businessman tuned politician has revealed how he amassed his vast wealth and rubbished claims that he was involved in dodgy deals.
“People want to be like Kabogo in three years, I built what I have for 30 years.”
“From 1980 jasho, kwanza nilikuwa nimeajiriwa hapa Auditor General (office) as a Government Auditor, nikaona hiyo kazi ni mbovu,” Mr Kabogo explained during an interview with comedian Jalang’o,
He then quit and landed a well-paying job in an NGO where he earned Sh500, 000 every month.
“Nikakaa hapo three to four years as a business advisor.”
“Nikaanza kupanda nikakuwa Financial Controller, I was earning Sh500, 000 this is in 1994.”
“I was importing cars, 200 cars in a vessel faida Sh100, 000 per car you get rich man.”
“Na unashukuru Mungu.”
The flamboyant politician went on to reveal some of the expensive toys he owns and his favorite one.
“My favourite car amongst the ones I have is the amphibious one.”
“The one that goes in and out of water.”
“So it can swim and it can run on dry land.”
“Nikichukua dem yako nitaenda, tuingie kwa maji uko wewe hauwezi ingia utazama lakini mimi nitapita,”
He also revealed that owns a 12-seater private plane which he now finds unnecessary
“I have tried many things.”
“I have bought many things. To buy a plane to just to run around is not a nice thing,” he added.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.