Kenyans on twitter reacted after leader of Senate Majority Kipchumba Murkomen posted a picture on twitter with the referee Nestor Pitana of the Final between France and Croatia.
In the tweet he said that the referee had agreed to come to Kenya to officiate a Charity match.
However Kenyans who have been angered by the fact that the legislators traveled to watch the world cup at tax payers expense. The legislators said they had gone to ‘benchmark’ to see how such events are run
Here are some of the reactions from Kenyans on twitter:
Tanga tanga kabisa pic.twitter.com/AOW57FFVzZ
— MarkB🇰🇪 (@MarkbrianMuli) July 15, 2018
We don't need charity money, we want to see our own money changing our lives. We want a country of plenty not scarcity
— Gedy BsN (@GKipchoge) July 16, 2018
Sa uliona upigwe na referee ati next year sijui….hata field hakuna…ama ataref game ya primary school
— Isaac Lastborn (@IsaacDianah) July 16, 2018
Instead of taking Harambee Stars players to learn something from the world cup, you decide to waste our money on politicians. tanga tanga kabisa. @UKenyatta This is misuse of public funds
— Welldon Kinaro (@kwelldon) July 16, 2018
Kenyans had taken offense after the National assembly decided to take 20 legislators to benchmark at the world cup in Russia and come up with a report to improve the sport in Kenya.
Kenyans felt it was a waste of the tax payers money to take legislators. Some claimed that legislators traveled to Rio, Brazil during the Olympics and the report that they made has never been tabled.
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