• Stephen Osieyo

WHO IS WHO IN KANYAMKAGO




I. THE GENESIS OF KANYAMKAGO.


Verse 1: And so it came to pass that in about 1250 years ago, Sin Kuru also known as Kuku Lubanga and his 12 wives begot some three sons, Lioleituk Dyang’, Odongo Pok Boni and Opiyo Podho Koma.


Verse 2: From the house of Opiyo Podho Koma, Ringruok (1245) begot Owat (1274).


Verse 3: And Owat begot Twaifo (1303).


Verse 4: Twaifo begot Jok I (1332).


Verse 5: And then it came to pass that Jok I begot 3 sons Nayo (1361), Omolo (1363) and Owiny (1366).


Verse 6: And Nayo begot Jok II (1390).


Verse 7: Jok II begot Ramogi I (1419).


Verse 8: And Ramogi I begot Aruwa (1444) and another son Podho II (1450?) that he named after his ancestor Podho.


Verse 9: And from the house of Podho II came Ramogi II (1469), Lang’ni (1471), Okombo (1473), Omia (1475), Didang’ (1477), Miwiru (1479) and Olak (1481).


Asembo

Verse 27: And Miwiru begot Nyandguogi (1508). And Nyandguogi begot Oriambwa.


Verse 28: And Oriambwa begot Ujal.


Verse 29: And Ujal begot Kini.


Verse 30: And from the house of Kini came three sons, Silwal, Sabong’, Okidi.


Verse 31: And Silwal begot Le and Amolo


Verse 32: And Le married the Alego woman and begot sons Nyakala and Abondo and a girl Kia. And from the other wife Le begot a son Oduong’.


Verse 33: And from the house of Nyakala came Rombo, Ochieng’-Ambu, Alwar, Obiero Agak and Nyaliang’a.


Verse 34: And Omia begot Oywa


Verse 35: And Oywa begot two sons, a latter Ramogi and Nyakach


Verse 36: And from the house of Ramogi came Dimo, Wango, Rado, Nyikal, Chwanya and Omia Ramul later to ne nicknamed Uyoma.


Verse 37: And Omia Ramul begot Odhiariany.


Verse 38: And Odhiariany begot two sons Dilang’ and Owila


Verse 39: And Dilang’ begot Okise, Owuor and Ajore. And Ajore’s mother took self-pity to be lur because she could not have another child. And Ajure’s descendants to this date are referred as Ajure Kadilur.


Verse 40: And from the first house of Owila, came Okelo and Omolo Ong’ong’o from Nyalego.


Verse 41: And it also came to pass that Owila married the daughter of Le (Asembo) and begot Ojal and Onege later to be known as ancestors of Kabudha and Katweng’a respectively.


Verse 42: And it came to pass that Owila’s, wife the daughter of Le conspired to seduce her niece Adeka to also marry Owila. And from this union came Ochieng’ Ong’iro.


Verse 43: And Ochieng’ Ong’iro begot Liech to give rise to descendants of Joka’Liech


Verse 44: And it came to pass that from the house of Odhiarany was a foster boy Nyamkago


Verse 45: And when he became of age Nyamkago accompanying his friend Omenya waded the ankle length shallow waters of Namlolwe and landed at present day Nyandiwa


Verse 46: And Nyamkago reached Nyamkago where they engaged Adem in battle.


Verse 47: And it came to pass that Nyamkago married miss Ogol daughter of Arow and niece of his friend Omenya


Verse 48: And Nyamkago took a second wife Were who was a daughter of Omenya


Verse 49: And Nyamkago took a third and fourth wife namely Atieno and Julu who were both daughters of his friend Omenya


Verse 50: And Julu was later estranged and took flight to Winam head of the gulf.


Verse 51: And in a twist of fate, a German war vet constructing Gogo falls was killed by a member of Ka Nyamkago clan


Verse 52: And when the German war vets demanded for a person to be killed to retaliate the killing, a brave volunteer offered themselves to be killed.


Verse 53: And in awe at his bravery and self-sacrifice, the German vets made Oganyo Rachier the leader of Kanyamkago clan.



Verse 54: And that began the chiefdom of the people of Kanyamkago clan



II. WHO IS WHO IN KANYAMKAGO CLAN


1. OGANYO RACHIER: Public Administrator, community worker; Pioneer paramount Chief.




2. ZACHARY OKOTH OBADO: Public governance, civic politician, technocrat, educationist; Governor Migori, Head of Parastatal


3. Omamba Kingi(JakaJulu): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief


4. Jabanda Otieno(Jakawere): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief


5. Chief Olwal(Kawere): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief



6. Chief Kisia Otieno(Jakatieno): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief


7. Chief Kawisa Ong’udi(JakaJulu): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief



8. Jeremiah Obado(jakatieno): Public administrator, public governance, community organiser; Administrative Chief


9. Hon Odhiambo Omamba: Politician, public governance, community organiser; Member of Parliament


10. Cyprian Ojwang’ Omolo: community organiser;


11. John Owuor Kobado: community organiser


12. Hon Mark Nyamera: Public governance, popular politician, public health practitioner, Member of Parliament


13. Owino Odeny: Public governance, popular politician, Chairman South Nyanza County Council


14. Owino Achola: Anthropologist, public administrator; County Commissioner




 

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