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Dennis Itumbi: Why I once considered vasectomy

January 13th, 2016 2 min read


State House Director of Digital Communication Dennis Itumbi has in a candid interview revealed how he almost considered a vasectomy but the doctor advised him to give it a deeper thought.

Itumbi intimated to Yvonne Aoll, who runs her blog, that he does not attach a lot of importance but wouldn’t mind marrying a woman with a child some day and adopt the child.

During the interview published on Tuesday Mr Itumbi was asked if he was dating and he responded, “No. I’m single.”

Asked if he had ever been in love before, he said “never” and on further probing why never at age 34 he said, “Never. I’ve never fallen in love. And I’m not planning on it. I don’t believe the heart is a measure for emotion.”


Mr Itumbi, who has on several occasions been linked to having a romantic relationship with Citizen TV presenter Jackie Maribe, reiterated that they are just good friends.

Mr Itumbi was then asked if he planned on getting married some day and his response was, “No, I don’t believe the institution of marriage is one that is compulsory to all. I don’t think it works. Life is so structured. And I hate it. Get born, go to school, find a job, get married, have kids, retire, and the cycle starts again with the kids. It’s terrible. I’m determined to interfere with that structure.”

Asked if he would like to have children he stated, “At one point, I actually considered a vasectomy. The doctor, however, strongly advised against it. Apparently I still needed to take some time… After that stage of life, I never went back. But I would have done it.”

On further probing Mr Itumbi admitted that he would adopt children or marry a woman with a child and to ensure he has off springs he would “have some genes in a sperm bank.”