Nico Jurado works with the new councilor of Bogotá Ángelo Schiavenato – credit social networks Nico Jurado / Tiktok
One of the revelations left by the regional elections, held on Sunday, October 29, was the election of controversial figures such as Andrés Escobar, remembered for allegedly attacking young people with a traumatic weapon during the 2021 national strike in Cali; or the case of Angelo Schiavenato, of which a video went viral when he ran over two alleged thieves with his BMW car who, according to the current councilor, tried to steal his Rolex watch.
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Well, the latter achieved more than 10,000 votes in record time, since his ‘kind’ of campaign was carried out in less than two weeks, adhering to the list of the now former candidate for Mayor of Bogotá Rodrigo Lara.
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However, the impressive victory would not have been created by himself, but thanks to a renowned TikTok figure, nicknamed on the social network as ‘Nico Jurado’, famous for sharing videos that he calls “Rolas Chronicles” in which he recounts experiences you live during the day
The story of Ángelo and ‘Nico’ would have begun with the latter’s announcement in which he reported that he was looking for work.
“Hello, I’m Nico Jurado. I make this video to tell you that I am looking for a job, it is a very long story, but it is basically summarized in that my parents sent me to eat m… influenced by social networks (…) they let themselves be dragged into this,” he expressed. the content creator through his social networks
Days later, the influencer announced that he had found work with Ángelo Schiavenato, lawyer, businessman and also content creator, with more than 72,000 followers on Tiktok.
“Ángelo was scrolling through his ‘For you’, and he came across a video of a super cool man (..) and said how I like that man, I want to work with him (…) I had uploaded my Tiktok saying I was looking for a job and I actually got a job. For all the people who told me ‘you think this is LinkedIn, you’re not going to find a job’, well I found it and here we are,” said the TikToker who has more than 169,000 followers.
Among the content they shared on social networks were ‘trends’ on the aforementioned social network, questions from followers, workday routines and social events in which ‘Nico’ accompanied Ángelo.
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The now councilor expressed to Caracol Noticias that his main fight is “for security, education and mobility.”
Other prominent figures who reach the council thanks to social networks are the lawyer Daniel Briceño and the leader of the ‘biker’ community, Edison Forero, known on social networks as Fuchi.
Daniel Briceño, backed by the Democratic Center party, has emerged as a rising political figure. A lawyer specialized in public law, this newly elected councilor gained X notoriety (formerly Twitter) by uncovering various irregularities in state contracting processes.
On social media he is recognized as ‘the Secop expert’ and has gained the support of an impressive fan base, reaching more than 48,000.
“I am very grateful and surprised. We carried out an opinion campaign, on the streets and on social networks. We assume this triumph with great responsibility towards Bogotá and the country. “I’m not going to let you down,” he said on that social network where he has more than 147 thousand followers.
The political opinion was heard and the candidate received the support of his followers – credit @danielbricen/Instagram
Edinson Forero, affectionately known to his followers as Fuchi, has reached a milestone by becoming the undisputed leader of the motorcycle community in the City Council. The representative has gained notoriety by creating content that highlights the city’s mobility problems, particularly the potholes and hot spots that affect those who travel by motorcycle. Furthermore, he has raised his voice on behalf of his community, fighting for the rights and recognition they deserve as citizens.
Forero ran as a candidate for the Bogotá + Lara political movement, achieving the largest vote within said political force, ensuring the support of more than 69 thousand voters. His election marks a historic moment for motorcyclists in the city and promises a strong voice on the Council to address the concerns and needs of this group of citizens.
“This is a resounding victory for all Bogotá drivers. We do not discriminate against anyone, neither those who drive taxis, nor those who drive platforms, private cars, nor those with electric mobility, nor motorcyclists. “Today we said: we are tired of corruption and abuse,” Forero expressed on his Tiktok account, in which he has more than 86,000 followers.
‘Fuchi’ came to the Council to make bikers visible and give them a voice – credit @streetbrothersoficial/Instagram