KHAYO PEOPLE

KHAYO
Is a sub-tribe of the luhya people of kenya- reside in Busia county their luhya neighborhood are
Samia,marachi,wanga and bukusu,they border bukusu,on the east and Samia on the west ,marachi on the south and wanga on the south east.north side they neighbour iteso the nilotics
The people are Abakhayo- location Ebukhayo- language Olukhayo- they cover Nambale and matayos constituencies major trade centres are Busia, Nambale. Matayos, mungasti,busibwabo current busia sugar,buyofu,lupida,tangakona,and mabunge


Khayo clans
-Baguri,Bakhabi,Bamenya,Bakangala,Bakhero,Baamani,Bamwaka,Batsoe,,Bamudiru,Bamukwe,Bakimo,Bakhone,Bachabe,Barunga,Bamakunda,Bakhadonyi,Bakholo,Bakhibe,Babulwa,and Bwibo
The Abaguri,bamenya,bakhero,bakimo,and bachabe come together from Ibanda to bukhayo .the bakhabi broke away from Nandi,were. Led by mbuori to Bukhayo.
Bakhone – from mukono in busoga
Baamani broke from bamulembo in port Victoria before moving to bukhayo.
Barunga and bakunda broke from nandi of kolo and nyangori bakangala and bamudiru were bakisu from Mt.Elgon
Bakhadonyi – from bunyala port

Busia County Senator Amos Wako


Bastoe,bakhibe,bamukwe,bamwaka  – broke away from the Tiriki
KHAYO tribe is named after WERE MUKHAYO
who led them from Busoga to ibanda were was son of Kintu who died in Busoga,Were mukhayo died I’m ibanda uganda son was MUDORO led them to Kenya Mudoro died in bukhayo was succeeded by KACHIO -was succeeded by DINDI 1st -was succeeded by NDUBI- succeeded by – DINDI 2 – succeeded by son ODANGA gave the brother OKWARA – was aucceded by his son HEZEKIA WAMURUA,Was the last traditional ruler of bukhayo know as mungo wa chief ,( mungasti how mungasti come in).- his son Christopher makokha wamurua was the first mp Busia East ( Nambale ,Matayos ans Butula.)
The great professions among those communities
1.Amos Wako
-senator
-long serving AG
2.Hon.John Bunyasi
-mp Nambale
-world bank Washington
3.Hon Geoffrey Odanga
-mp Matayos
– former principal
4.Hon Philip masinde
-mp
5.Hon chrisantus Barnabas Okemo
– mp for many yrs
5.Ernest Bunyasi
– former Kenya national assurance company KNAC.
6.Kenneth Akide
– former law society of Kenya chairman
7.Gervas b k Akhabi
– lawyer by trade
– mamber of East African legislative assembly
8 .Hillary T Akhabi
– PHD
9.Dr.okumu bigambo
– former PS engenearing
10.David stower Ndubi
– KU mathematician
11.Dr.George X Stower
– PHD
12.Eng.Dan Barasa
– Former MD KENB
13.Mourice Robert Juma
– former tender board chair Mumias sugar company
14.Mr.okiya Omutata okoit
Civil society activist
15.Mr.Solomon Odanga Sisuma
– powerful principal Nambale boys high school.
16.Michael ingwe Odanga nangira
– university students leader
17. Ikhabi sakwa ,Ignatius lumala wandera
– computer scientist
N/b Amos wako
Philip masinde, Ignatius lumala ,( bakhabi clan )

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  1. Abeekho, yaani Ebukhaayo yoosi Abakoko baumao “among the professionals…”

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