Murkomen and Wife Surprised With Exotic Trip [VIDEO]

  • Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen (left) and his wife Gladys Wanjiru enjoy a light moment during his birthday party on March 12, 2020.
    Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen (left) and his wife Gladys Wanjiru enjoy a light moment during his birthday party on March 12, 2020.
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  • Kenyan media personality and Comedian Felix Odiwour alias Jalang'o, on Monday, August 10, gifted Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and his wife Gladys Wanjiru Kipchumba a trip to an exotic location of their choosing.

    Citing a need for privacy, the senator informed Jalang'o that he would choose between a getaway to the Masai Mara or a trip down to Diani Beach.

    The vocal legislator in a sit-down with Jalang'o, shared intimate details of how his wife stood with him during his toughest time.

    "Alinisupport sana, actually, 'alituma fare' mara kadhaa (she even sent me fare several times)," he stated before he burst into laughter alongside Jalas.

    Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen (Left) and Jalang'o engaged in conversation on August 10, 2020.
    Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen (Left) and Jalang'o engaged in conversation on August 10, 2020.
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    The two met at the University of Nairobi (UoN) where they were actually classmates for 4 years as they pursued their law degrees.

    Murkomen's eye for a leadership role was evident even to during his early years as he was the head of the Christian Union (CU) at the UoN.

    Interestingly, the young couple both ended up in Pretoria, South Africa, where they successfuly completed their Masters degrees.

    The young Murkomen then moved to the US for further studies, with his future wide ending up in Egypt for the second part of her Masters.

    Murkomen finally tied the knot with the woman he describes as his best friend in December 2009, after a decade of courtship and self-discovery.

    The Senator went on to clear the current conundrum surrounding the ruling Jubilee Party, stating that despite going for a while without talking directly to the President, the two were still in good terms and he considered him a friend.

    He further announced that Deputy Prsesident William Ruto and his team was ready to square off against ODM Party leader Raila Odinga in the 2022 General Elections.

    Watch Jalang'o's interview with Senator Murkomen below: