By Lynn Omuronji
|Ruth Matete holding her cheque|
Ruth Matete who is a young Millionaire in East Africa having recently been declared the winner of Tusker Project fame season five is our guest in today column of Artist of the Time.
She pocketed Kshs 5 Million prize money and a recording contract with Universal Music group worth Kshs 10 Million. The 26 years old lady will also get a one year medical insurance cover from Resolution health`s Crystal plan, receive musical classes with Maranatha college of music.
She will also be given a Samsung Plasma LED Television as well as a full time bodyguard from G4S group for a period of one year. Ruth began her singing career in Church where she sang for other children in Sunday school. She attributes her success to music to her Sunday school Teacher, music teachers in schools she attended in Kenya and to her father Abel Amunga who is an actor in an opera soap movie aired on one of the Television station in Kenya.