Artists, poets,Deejays,waiters,waitress, bouncers,cultural artistes partners have a reason to smile at the moment. Embakasi Mp, Hon. Babu Owino has today on 27th March witten to the Music Copyright Society of Kenya to request the body to advance due payments to the registered artists in the industry. This is just hours after Hon. Babu decided to offer 50% of his salary to the government to cater for the needy during this hard times in the country
Following President’s directives for government bodies to settle pending bills in his stimulus package announced on Wednesday, Hon. Babu says that it’s incumbent on MCSK to do so without further delay to allow artists manage their affairs during this challenging time of Covid-19 in the country.
Babu has further requested that the President’s directive cash transfer to be extended beyond the elderly and also to account for the entertainment industry too. The cash amounts will facilitate them to take micro-loans to carry them through the next few months as the country awaits the corona virus pandemic to come to an end.