Entertainment headlines today

– The bill is set to be tabled in parliament on Wednesday.

 

– Yesterday, comedian Eric Omondi presented his bill championing for 75% of local music to be played on TV and Radio stations to members of parliament.

 

– Eric Omondi tasked Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino and his Starehe counterpart Charles Njagua aka Jaguar to table the bill in parliament.

 

The bill is set to be tabled in parliament tomorrow, Wednesday. Sharing photos while in parliament building, Eric captioned;

 

“The “play 75% local” bill will be tabled in Parliament tomorrow by @jaguarkenya and @he.babuowino tomorrow!!! The Bill will pass with Flying colours because no MP in their right mind would refuse to vote for a bill that Promotes and Supports their own Children.”

 

“23rd November!!! remember this date!!! the lives and livelihoods of an entire generation and those to come will never be the same again!!! play 75% will be tabled in parliament and will pass with flying colours!!! thank you @jaguarkenya @he.babuowino.”.

 

MP Jaguar acknowledged having received the bill from Omondi, promising that he will table it after following the due process.

 

He tweeted;

 

“Received a petition from comedian @ericomondi_ on behalf of local artistes, urging local broadcasters to play 75% of local content in their line-ups. I will follow due process and table it in parliament.”

 

Eric Omondi has been vocal about the Kenyan music industry and how artistes should be treated.