• Amoury was honoured and celebrated for his role in shaping the general Kenyan music industry
• Amoury, who is part of the one time popular music group S.A.V Clan received a National Heroes medal and status for his contribution in promoting and growing the Kenyan music industry over the years
Kenyans musicians and other creatives are in celebratory mood after one of their own was recently honoured as a National Hero during the just concluded Mashujaa Day celebrations held in Kericho.
YEIYO.com is happy and proud to report that Ally Amour Abdalla, known to many as Amoury was among 157 Kenyan men and women who were honoured by the National Heroes Council as National Heroes.
Amoury, who is part of the one time popular music group S.A.V Clan received a National Heroes status for his contribution in promoting and growing the Kenyan music industry over the years.
The former musician who currently works for the Mombasa County Government was celebrated for his role in shaping the general Kenyan music industry.
Following the major feat, Amoury took to social media to thank President Ruto, The National Heroes Council and Kenyans for honouring him and giving him his rightfully deserved flowers while he is still alive.
Political leaders from the Coast, fellow musicians and his fans could not help but thronged different social media platforms to congratulate him on his newly-found status.
It should be noted Amoury has been very instrumental in nurturing and promoting Kenyan musicians, from Mombasa all the way to Nairobi and the entire country.
His efforts were rewarded with the honour and a National Heroes star, bestowed on him by President William Ruto.
Other creatives were also honoured during the celebrations.
Revered Kenyan actor Raymond Wafula was also recognised for his contribution to the Film industry in the Arts category.
Veteran broadcaster Khadija Ali was also honoured for her role in the growth of the Kenyan media.
Categories nominated for award this year included Liberation Struggle composed of 20 freedom fighters, four in Spiritual leadership, six for Cultural values and practices, 20 in scholarship professionalism research and 11 others in peacemaking.
Other categories were Statesmanship (6), Philanthropy (15), Entrepreneurship and Industry (8), Human rights (9), Arts (15), Indigenous knowledge (6), Environmental conservation (8) and five others in National cohesion and integration.