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Kenyans Online Attack Jomo Kenyatta after KTN Asked for Thoughts of the Late Leader

Jomo Kenyaa
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Jomo Kenyaa
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Kenyans on twitter attacked the legacy of the founding father Jomo Kenyatta when media house posed a question to ask what they remember about the first president of Kenya.

The president passed on 40 years ago while on a state visit in Mombasa

Some of the twitter users said described him as an opportunist and contributed minimally to the independence saying that he had no impact during his tenure.

Activist Boniface Mwangi said that the founding father left a legacy of theft, political assassinations and tribalism. According to the activist, Jomo Kenyatta left Kenya poorer because of thieving and tribal leadership.

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Other Kenyans said that he was the founder of marginalization and mistrust among Kenyan communities. Some said that he was the father of corruption and that he created a conducive environment to breed it.

Read: President Uhuru’s Female Aide-de-Camp Elicits Reactions Online

Here are some of the reactions:

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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