by Beatrice Ambasa
June 9, 2021

One Kenyan man identified as Charles Odongo has since gone viral for his ugali-eating video and has impressed Kenyans and Tanzanian Singer Diamond Platnumz.

The simple video, which was widely shared on social media, led the man to land a lucrative advertisement deal with a betting company.

On Tuesday, Chibu Dangote took to his Instagram to share Charles Odongo's commercial video with his over 12.4 million followers.

In his words, Platnumz confessed how he was in love with Odongo's video for his perfect execution of the advert, which showcased his hilarious ugali-eating theatrics.

"I love creativities behind this AD... #swahilinationMood 😷," shared Diamond Platnumz.

The WCB President's comment comes at a time when Odongo, a gym instructor by profession, has been christened #UgaliMan.

Kenyans On Twitter have been trying to weigh in on how eating ugali on camera had turned around Odongo's life, making him a top trending topic on the platform.

Odongo became an Internet sensation after a section of Kenyans made a good number of memes from his ugali eating video, which scored him the advertising deal.

Many have gone on to encourage him to make the most of his newly-earned fame.