Samidoh, the renowned Mugithi artist from Kenya, has recently shared some intriguing insights into his childhood aspirations and the unexpected path life led him on. Despite his fame as a father of five and a celebrated singer, it’s surprising to learn that Samidoh initially harbored dreams of becoming a lawyer.
Contrary to his youthful ambitions, Samidoh found himself embarking on a career as a Police Officer before ultimately becoming the singing sensation we know today. His journey is a testament to life’s unpredictability and the twists and turns it can take.
In a candid moment, Samidoh even unveiled a part of his KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education) results, which ignited nostalgic memories of his childhood dream of becoming a lawyer. His index number, 1, hinted at his academic prowess and the potential he had as a young student.
In his own words, Samidoh humorously reflects on his journey, saying, “Huyo index number one wa kwenu anafanyanga nini siku hiziI aspired to be a lawyer. Saa hii mimi ni One man guitar AKA. Singing police man Dreams not shattered bado nakula mbuku.” His resilience and humor shine through as he acknowledges the divergence of his life from his initial career goal.
Adding to the revelation, Samidoh’s manager, Moses Marite, also shared his own academic journey. He disclosed that his index number was 5 and humorously stated, “Wale wanauliza Samidoh alipata ngapi kwa hesabu, alikuwa Index 001 mimi Index 005…All I ever dreamt was to become an engineer, sasa mimi ni memeer (memer).” It’s a reminder that life often has a way of leading us down unexpected paths.
Interestingly, had Samidoh pursued his dream of becoming a lawyer, he would have found himself in the same professional field as his baby mama, Karen Nyamu. Little known to many, Karen Nyamu is a lawyer who owns Njeri Nyamu & Co Advocates. This unexpected connection adds an intriguing layer to Samidoh’s journey and the paths that people take in life.
The narrative surrounding police officers’ education levels is often steeped in stereotypes, with some suggesting that a low grade is all that’s required for recruitment. However, Samidoh’s story is a reminder that people come from diverse backgrounds and make unique choices in their lives, ultimately shaping their destinies in unexpected ways.
In conclusion, Samidoh’s journey from aspiring lawyer to a singing police officer turned Mugithi sensation is a testament to the unpredictable nature of life. His story is a reminder that dreams may evolve, but they are never truly shattered, as he continues to thrive in the world of music.