Self-declared president of Single Mothers in Africa Esther Akoth aka Akothee has given Luo festival organizers a list of Bossy demands ahead of her performance at this year’s festival scheduled on August 31, 2019, at Carnivore grounds.
An update on Jalang’o Instagram page, outlines 5 things, to be taken care of before the Abebo hit-maker steps her foot at Carnivore to interact with her Luo fans.
Kenyan Bulletin has been informed by Jalang’o, who is also the brains behind the Luo festival, that getting Akothee to confirm her attendance for the show was an uphill task.
One of the requirements is that Madam Boss will be flying in a private chopper from Wilson Airport to Carnivore, which shares a fence.
Here are other Bossy feminine demands from Akothee;
“1. Akothee logistics is crazy…apart from your security she has her own security who must ensure that everything is fine…that is 10 security team! 5 men 5 women!
2. Akothee flies to Luo FESTIVAL from Wilson to Carnivore! Don’t forget that Wilson and Carnivore share fences! She just does not come! She makes an entrance! Helicopter costs 200k from Wilson to Carnivore! Thanks to @silverstoneairservices this cost has been taken by them!
3. Akothee has her own backstage…changing room four full length mirrors, 4 lounge seats , 5 cases of still water , 5 cases of sparkling water, 40 white towels, private bathroom and toilet, private live Kitchen and private chef, assorted juices of different flavours that must be Orchid Valley , 10 flower bouquets, a massage table and 4 private assistants!
4. Since the show ends at night you must organize a limousine to take her to her hotel since when she is performing she doesn’t stay at home but prefers the privacy of the presidential suite!
5. Her performance fee is a story for another day!! But now we can confirm Madam Boss will be available because all this has been confirmed by our sponsors PEPTANG!” shared Jalang’o.
From this, Akothee has officially joined a list of Celebrities with huge and unmanageable demands, among them DNG, Beyonce, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Marylin Manson.
In April 2018, American Rapper Rick Ross sent organizers of his Kenyan show in a frenzy after tabling a list of demands that were nearly impossible to pull off. His management was determined to make sure that the ‘Boss’ is accorded treatment befitting his A-List status upon landing in Nairobi.