Once again fILIMBI which dominated Matatu industry in 90s is likely going to dominate political scene comes next year general election.
what started like political anger in parliament recently by ODM
politician Simba Alati had taken Nairobi by storm especially during ODM
During recent ODM player meeting at Laini Saba whistle Filimbi dominated the meeting this time around by women politicains.
in Nairobi sound of Filimbi means ODM politicians is around or
announcement of political meeting making other politicians to fear
that filimbi may replace the famous chugwa.
Over the weekend
sound of Filimbi sounded in Kibera Langata to annonce new politicians
who will be contesting different political seats in the area.
the incident villagers thought that they have been invaded by thungs
later to discover that politicians were passing in the area.
to check up hawkers are enjoying booming business of selling Filimbi
to ODM supporters and they say true ODM suppoter should have National ID
card , Vote card and Filimbi.
Filimbi dominated Matatu scene
in Nairobi in 90s and was carried by Makanga before being bunned by
Nairobi City Council and Police later to come back during second
strungle when Davinder of Mazingira and other politicians introduced it
to fight land grabbing in the city. this time it was called Operation
Dav9inder used Filimbi to call Nairobians who in turn
f pulled and flatten in building on publical land under Operation
Filimbi and that was the birth of the Mazingira Institute.
Operation Filimbi Winners Chapel Church at Adamas in Nairobi was
pulled and Iron sheet and other building materials carried away.
Apart from Filimbi Coffee Chai dominated political scene and it was Serena Coffee that removed Moi and KANU from power.
The first coffee was bought by Mama Rainbow Charity Ngilu who invited both Wamalwa and Kibaki,
And during 2002 election Coffee means political matters and end
products removal of Kanu from power, thanks to Ngilu coffee, and the
nagging question is will Filimbi remove Uhuru regime.