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Tweep Fired From Youth Fund For Making Rape Jokes On Twitter

Chair Youth Enterprise Development Fund, Ronald Osumba

twitterA Twitter user was on Friday morning fired from the Youth Enterprise Development Fund for not making rape jokes and for being disrespectful on Twitter.

Obadiah Ogeto is said to have made fun of rape victims or survivors by calling them names. In one tweet, Ogeto referred to them as ‘donkeys.’

According to his boss, Ronald Osumba, he was ‘fired, not because he is a rapist but because of his attitude and jocular handling of the sensitive issue. The institution is not tolerant to such.’

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The Chair, Youth Fund added: ”We shall not standby and watch our employees bring disrepute to the organization. Rape is not a subject to joke about.”

Obadiah, according to another Twitter user refused to apologize for the distasteful jokes.

Some tweeps felt the move was drastic while others felt that his character did reflect on the institution he worked for.

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Eva Nyambura

Written by Eva Nyambura

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