Kenyan politicians have for a while been famed for
flamboyant lifestyles and making grand entrances
to social events.
According to sources at the Kenya Civil Aviation
Authorities (KCAA), politicians own more than half of
the 50 helicopters registered with the aviation body.
President Uhuru Kenyatta owns a number of
choppers, some of which he leases out occasionally.
One of his most popular helicopters is the 5Y JNM which was leased and branded by
Kirinyaga Woman Representative Purity Ngirichi for about 8 months ahead of the August
It was among the fleet of choppers that caused a stir at the burial of the late Nyeri Governor
Nderitu Gachagua, where mourners were treated to a show of might by politicians.
Deputy President William Ruto has 3 choppers, which he hired out to Uasin Gishu
gubernatorial aspirant Bundotich Zedekiah Kiprop (Buzeki) during the Jubilee Party
primaries though the latter lost.
Opposition Chief Raila Odinga owns a Eurocopter which he uses during some of his local
Other politicians who form part of this elite team include....CONTINUE READING+MORE PHOTOS>>> PAGE 1 2 3