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Matiang’i rescues chief from cold-hearted trolls

Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has broken his silence over the plump chief who was pictured with him making himself an instant butt of online jokes.

Social media has been in a frenzy since last Friday when the photo of the Homa Bay chief speaking to Matiang’i went viral.

After the chief was endlessly trolled, Matiangi’s ministry has now issued a statement, stating that the unnamed official was suffering from a genetic disorder.


Kenyans troll plump man pictured with Matiang’i

According to Mwenda Njoka, the Communication Director at the Interior and Co-ordination Ministry, the officer has tried to seek treatment on different occasion but nothing has been of help to his condition.

“The Chief in Homa Bay suffers from a rare genetic disease and has tried all sorts of treatment to no avail. Its callous and inhuman to accuse him of being corrupt by virtue of genetic illness,” Njoka said in his statement.

This after many social media users had trolled the officer, with some accusing him of being corrupt, judging from his humongous body size.