President Uhuru Kenyatta’s message of quick recovery to NASA flag bearer Raila Odinga elicited some reactions on Twitter.
Uhuru’s response to Raila’s tweet excited Kenyans on Twitter or otherwise known as KoT.
In other words Twitter was lit.
Uhuru strategically placed the reply in the tweet which read: “Uhuru is unashamedly propagating ‘Nusu mkate’ fantasies and lies no one believes. We have no plans of sharing power with you Mr President.”
He said: “My brother Raila Odinga Happy to see you’ve recovered well.”
My brother @RailaOdinga Happy to see you've recovered well.
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) July 11, 2017
Raila was rushed to a Mombasa Hospital on Sunday for food poisoning.
It is however not clear whether the President took time out of his busy schedule to reply to a tweet because his account is run and managed by his social media team.
Here are some of KoT’s reactions:
“Wow that’s great coming from a great leader. Let all support peace. As Uhuru wins this election,” Boniface Njenga, a twitter user, said.
“Haha wish you two could be responding to each other more often,” another reply to the tweet read even as others taunted the message saying it was probably posted by the president himself.
“You are both Kenyans. Keep it tight as brothers and keep Kenya above personal interest,” Cheruiyot Ray said.
Another user Humphrey Wambui asked the two leaders to: “Kindly unite Kenyans. We don’t want bloodshed in the company,”
“Baba. Our prayers are strong & God is with Kenya. Thanks for checking on a brother. Genuine Peace is what we want from you two loved leaders,” a user identified as Chunga Vandu said.
With the elections only twenty six days away, the political temperatures are on a new high but both parties have urged Kenyans to maintain peace and order.
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