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Hard-to-please KOT slam Murkomen over firewood-chopping video

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen popularity among Kenyans online isn’t getting better even with the new year.

Murkomen shared on Twitter a video of himself armed with an axe and trying to split a log for firewood.

In the video, the Senator was dressed in a white t-shirt and blue jeans. On the background is a shanty wooden structure. He explained on the post that he had to undertake the task after his mother asked him during the Christmas holidays.

“Christmas manenos. When Mama says Pchumba lete kuni. She is the boss ha hakuna titles!” tweeted Mr Murkomen.


Kenyans on Twitter were unimpressed, bashing the Senator for letting his mother to use firewood despite his rising fortunes.

MwitiMagambo wrote; “Former MP and now a Senator encouraging use of firewood in 2018 and we expect the same characters to change Kenya? There is nothing funny here! We ARE DOOMED!”

Geoffrey Onditi said; “You had to sweat doing this. Imagine the hustle so many of our moms go through to feed their families. Ensure affordable energy through legislation.”

ItsHimleone commented; “Deforestation should stop.”

Carolyne Mbithe asked; “If your own mama struggles this way to fetch firewood, what about people of Elgeyo Marakwet any developments you have done for them?”

Doubting Thomas remarked; “Have watched the entire clip lakini sijaona ukitoa kuni yoyote.”

Muraya Mwangi tweeted; “Mnunulie mum power saw. Less time, less energy, less back pain.”

YussufMwinyi said; “You have cattle, Biogas green energy, ever heard of it?”