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What Kenyans think of ‘mtu wetu’ politics

Choices have consequences and Kenyans online have been pondering on the culture of electing leaders based on ethnicity instead of ideas.

Many blamed the rising tide of corruption in government to the ‘mtu wetu’ mentality that holds sway in every electioneering period.

Kenyans on Twitter, through the hashtag £MtuWetuNonsense, linked poor governance and corruption in the country to the tendency of Kenyans to view elections through tribal lenses.

This is what they had to say.