Bahati, Sarah get KES 200,000 each from Uhuru
25 September 2014, 15:22
Nairobi - Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru Thursday presented President Uhuru Kenyatta’s pledge to winners of 2014 Groove Awards.
Musicians Bahati and Sarah K who won best male and female artist respectively, were each given KES 200,000, courtesy of President Kenyatta.
Waiguru also gave out KES 600,000 to be used to nurture upcoming artists.
“This will be be used to train and support upcoming artists,” she said.
President Kenyatta pledged a monetary award to the winners during the nomination event that was held in Nairobi.
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The pledge, which amounted to KES 1,000,000, was the President’s support for the music and other arts industries which the government would nurture.
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