‘Dancing chief’ in viral TikTok video speaks

By , K24 Digital
On Mon, 9 Jan, 2023 19:29 | < 1 min read
Man in viral TikTok dancing video speaks
Kisumu-based assistant chief identified as John Migun was filmed dancing to the famous ‘Kunakuna song-dance challenge' on TikTok. PHOTO/Courtesy

Kisumu-based assistant chief in the famous ‘Kunakuna song-dance challenge' TikTok video that has since gone viral is speaking up.

The administrator identified as John Migun was filmed dancing along to Kuna Kuna song by Fathermore, Brandy Maina and Savara.

In an interview with a local publication, Migun said he is the assistant chief of Nothern Sub-location in Kisumu Central.

He says the viral video which sent netizens into a frenzy was recorded in a local bar where he was having a late lunch with his colleagues after a patrol. He says, he was also on a mission for an undercover investigation on drug abuse.

Migun further stated that the video has helped enlarge his outreach to residents and made him more acceptable among youths as most locals do not fear him anymore.

It has also helped him access information intelligence reports easily.

"My video was taken after patrol. We were having lunch na pia tulikua tunafanya bambo ya under cover on drugs. Alafu wimbo ninaoupenda ukacheza. Someone recorded a video na sikutarajia itatrend."


"Video imenisaidia ikilingana na mambo ya youth, inasidia ku-interact na youth. Nimeona nafahamika sana."

Terming the video as God's plan, Migun added that he is passionate about his job and will continue to serve the people of Kisumu.

On his background, he said he was born and bred in Kisumu and completed his secondary education at Kisumu Boys High School.

While growing up, he was nicknamed 'Baby' by his maternal grandmother because of his light skin complexion though he says he has now darkened.

He previously worked as an international basketball coach.

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