Netizens remember Jomo Kenyatta 39 years on
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday marked 39 years since the death of Kenya’s founding president Jomo Kenyatta by laying the traditional wreath at his mausoleum.
A memorial service was held at the St Stephens ACK Church attended by President Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto and other government officials.
Netizens also camped on social media to pay tribute to the first president of Kenya.
We must remember the contribution of Kenya's founding fathers without necessarily excusing their mistakes #KenyattaMemorial
— #PunguzaMizigo (@EAukot) August 22, 2017
#kenyattamemorial ….we will always cherish your contribution to independence pic.twitter.com/knuc3V5fPi
— Tash (@jamesmatara) August 22, 2017
History has however, been unfair to Mr. Mukiri Githendu who accompanied Kenyatta to London as a co-delegate #KenyattaMemorial
— James Mbui (@sturgz) August 22, 2017
Mzee believed that self-government was they only way to achieve full potential for the African man ~ @MikeSonko#KenyattaMemorial pic.twitter.com/Mc1912X3Yb
— Joel Muinde (@mulonzijoel) August 22, 2017
@Ukenyatta : Kenya is a true democracy and we shall never compete to shed blood of the people of this great nation #KenyattaMemorial
— Hon. Ham scotsh (@Hamsohcahtosh) August 22, 2016
Today we take time to remember Kenya's founding father, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta 35years on #KenyattaMemorial. pic.twitter.com/Rp7yDgGlv3
— Kenya Airports (@KenyaAirports) August 22, 2013
The only BaBa That i Know is Mzee Jomo kenyatta The rest can go To Hell ??#KenyattaMemorial
— K_i_m_e_s_h_k_i (@rae_kimeshki) August 22, 2017
He will be long remembered for his efforts to send the whites away #KenyattaMemorial
— Grey Diva (@greydivah) August 22, 2017
To Uhuru: I'm proud of you son. #KenyattaMemorial https://t.co/rzE6IBmO5X
— DAUDI (@ItsDaudi) August 22, 2017
I miss you grandpa #KenyattaMemorial pic.twitter.com/Dsm24V8bHJ
— Collins Kiambi (@Collins_Kiamb) August 22, 2017