Safaricom Dealers Association has warned that one million Kenyans risk losing their jobs should the National Super Alliance (NASA) continue with the already on going economic boycott of Safaricom products.
The Association’s Chairperson, Esther Muchemi asked the politicians to steer clear of such reckless talks that could cripple the economy.
“This is purely bad politics. We urge our politicians to sober up. We are choking. Let them calm down and listen to us. Let them stick to politics and let us run the businesses,” Ms Muchemi said on Monday.
“We appeal to all Kenyans to resist such calls to kill our economy. Boycotting Safaricom means no communication networks and those who will loose jobs are our brothers and sisters with families to feed and children to educate.”
Nyanza Representative, Jerim Ouko said: ”Safaricom was not that big; we have grown with them and seen them become a local company that has invested in Kenyans. It is dealers who have made them win customers and connections to the rest of the world.”
He also asked Kenyans to not fight battles that could end up hurting the economy and the telecommunications company that has been around for so long.
The opposition called for their supporters to ‘resist’ using products from Bidco, Safaricom and Brookside.
The NASA legislators said the three companies were being used by the Jubilee Government to further its agenda.
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