Popular ODM blogger and Kileleshwa MCA robert Alai has faulted appointment of TikToker Azziad Nasenya into Talanta Hela Council. Alai has insisted that Azziad has no talent beyond dancing in TikTok videos.
Talanta Hela Council was recently created to ensure those in creative industry get good returns for their efforts. Among those appointed into the council are digital strategist Dennis Itumbi, TikToker Azziad Nasenya, and musicians Wahu kagwi and Wahu akothee.
Youth Affairs, Sports, and the Arts cabinet secretary Abubu Namwamba established two committees, Sport and Creatives.
The Creatives Technical Committee, which is led by Comedian Daniel Dambuki popularly know as Churchill consist of 10 members including; Jimmi Gathu,Rosemary Wahu Kagwi, Akinyi OdongoEsther Akoth, Susan Ekasiba,Kizito Makhande, Azziad Nasenya, Awadhi Salim Awadhi, Douglas Kipkirui Langat, and Catherine Kamau.
In a post he shared on twitter, Alai insisted that Azziad has nothing to offer to the council. According to him, the Tiktok queen know nothing beyond dancing.
“I love and respect Azziad. However, I don’t know her competence. Beyond TikTok dancing, I don’t understand what serious thing she knows about creative economy or even identifying talent.
We have enough Kenyans who know much more about this. I can share some names,” robert Alai tweeted.