President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the secret wedding of his son which was said to have been held at a secret location.
5 interesting things you need to know about the pretty Luo girl
President Uhuru’s eldest son, Jomo Kenyatta, married his long-time girlfriend in a traditional Kikuyu wedding at an undisclosed location on Saturday 22nd October. The whereabouts of Jomo’s wife have been made public.
Jomo’s wife is called Achola Fiona Ngobi; she has been seen in company of the President’s son one too many time but her whereabouts remained a hush hush till now.
Below are 5 interesting things about Achola Fiona Ngobi:
1. Achola is from a rich family
Jomo Kenyatta didn’t bump into Ngobi in the streets of Kibera; The Star reports that Ngobi comes from a family of William Odongo Omamo (her grandfather) who was a minister in Jomo Kenyatta’s (Kenya’s first President) cabinet.
Odongo was also appointed by retired President Moi to chair a commission in the late 1980's.
2. Achola has exotic heritage
Even though she is known to be from Luo Nyanza, Achola is of mixed Kenyan and Ugandan heritage. Her father hails from Uganda while her mother is from Bondo, Siaya County.
3. Achola has political lineage
Achola’s maternal grandfather, William Odongo Omamo, was a political rival to Jaramogi Odinga Oginga. Both Kenyatta and Moi’s regime used him make inroads into Luo Nyanza politics.
Achola’s grandfather represented Bondo and Muhoroni constituencies during his life as a politician.
4. Achola is the niece of Defense Cabinet Secretary, Raychelle Omamo
Achola’s mother, Ruth Theddesia Ngobi, is sister to Raychelle Omamo who’s the Cabinet Secretary for Defence.
Theddesia and Raychelle are both daughters of William Odongo Omamo who had two wives, Joyce Acholla and Anne Audia.
5. Achola studied in South Africa
Jomo’s wife pursued high education at a university in South Africa. She studied at St Anne’s Diocesan College; an expensive private girls’ boarding school situated in the small town of Hilton in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands of South Africa.
St Anne’s Diocesan College’s website shows the soon to be Mrs Kenyatta was a bright all rounded student who won numerous academic awards and served as Vice-Captain for the netball team.
See photos of Achola in the gallery below:
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