Comedian Erick Omondi Planning Sh80Million Wedding- But wants Kenyans to Help Fund It

King of comedy Eric Omondi wants Kenyans to help him have a big-budget wedding to his Italian girlfriend Chantal Grazioli.

“My wedding is not a personal affair, it’s an international affair. Kenya is marrying Italy and it’s [Italy] coming to Kenya with all the benefits we need.”

“Our wedding hasn’t happened yet because I’m waiting for you [Kenyans] to help me fund-raise. I need Sh80 million; for the dowry payment, pre-wedding and main wedding. Soon, I will share M-Pesa number so people can contribute something,” he said.

Omondi said he’s planning for a big surprise in mid-June, and once he gets the cash, he will first go to Italy for ruracio (dowry paying ceremony).

“I’ll go for the ceremony accompanied by 15 people, among them Hon Babu Owino, Governor Sonko, and Hon Jaguar. I will have to hire a private jet,” he said.

Omondi is currently promoting his brand, where he tours local stadiums. “The tours are a way to meet my fans on the ground and appreciate their support. I’m planning to do all the 47 counties before the end of the year, and so far, I’ve done 16. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done,” he said.

Before the event goes down, Eric, who’ll be in Mombasa this weekend, said he and his team travel to the county seven days earlier, do road shows and have a meet-and-greet with fans just to familiarize themselves with the environment.

The comedian has another project world tour, which is sponsored by Kenya Airways. He says the main aim of this project is to “market Kenyan comedy to the world, meet my fans, and of course, further the President’s narrative. I push KQ’s brand and in return, they give me free tickets.”

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