Outrage over Nacada proposal to ‘shut’ bars before elections
A proposal by the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) to have all bars closed has a week before election date has caused an uproar on social media.
According to Citizen TV, Nacada, boss Victor Okioma proposed a week-long closure of all bars in the country to ensure Kenyans vote while sober.
But his views did not go down well with some Kenyans on Twitter who viewed the proposal as outrageous.
Here are some of the reactions:
Infact 8/8 is a holiday, I expect bars and restaurant to operate like its a real holiday. Saa nane……iwaswe!
— Joe Gila (@joegilla) June 28, 2017
They will stock them at Home.Wakenya ninoma.Let’s wait and see.
— Wasyama™ (@wasyama) June 27, 2017
@NACADAKenya proposes closure of all liquor drinking places a week before August 8 poll to ensure all Kenyans cast their ballot while sober pic.twitter.com/5KHe4RBAyG
— Mac Otani (@MacOtani) June 27, 2017
Closing bars b4 election might led to “closet drinking” of illegal concoctions @NACADAKenya @Mulikakenya #NACADA
— Alcohol drugs Rehab (@ThikaRehab) June 27, 2017
#NACADA if the birth of Jesus doesn’t stop us what are elections
— MAD DOG (@ScrrScrr_) June 27, 2017