Former radio executive and Royal Media Services presenter Evelyne Nashipae Kantet has announced that she has finally obtained her US citizenship.

Kantet shared the news on her social media on Tuesday, February 8, as she celebrated with family and friends in the United States.

The former presenter who also worked at Mayyan Radiofurther hinted that she was considering a seat in the United States Congress in the future.

Former Royal Media radio host Evelyne Nashipae Kantet and her husband Joe in Orlando, USA.

Courtesy of Evelyne Nashipae Kantet

But his announcement was received with mixed reactions from Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) who criticized his announcement. Some felt that obtaining US citizenship was not an achievement worth celebrating.

However, Kantet dismissed their feelings and explained that his family and friends had benefited from his move and that the United States had more opportunities to explore.

“Thank you for keeping me busy today on my Twitter profile. So here I am with a cup of hot chocolate following comments. Your bitterness seems to outweigh reason. This is precisely why Kenya is not not develop! If such people are the voters,” she said. retaliate.

According to her LinkedIn, Nashipae oversees a foundation among the Maasai and Samburu communities that campaigns against female genital mutilation (FGM).

She is also a human rights activist who cares about the rights of Maa women in her community.

The crusader is also the founder of the WE Foundation which focuses on empowering girls and women in society.

“Nashipae, commands a wide audience and is recognized by both young and old in the Maasai and Samburu communities and beyond. She is an anti-FGM campaigner and a champion for the rights of Maa women in her community.

“The WE Foundation shares its vision of empowering girls, hence women in society. This time it goes even further to include the education of the elderly and youth in society,” reads- on his LinkedIn profile.

Former Royal Media radio host Evelyne Nashipae Kantet in the United States.

Former Royal Media radio host Evelyne Nashipae Kantet in the United States.

Courtesy of Evelyne Nashipae Kantet