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Pauline Njoroge: It’s flowers and chocolates or no Men’s Conference!

By Sammy Waweru February 8th, 2023 2 min read

Veteran journalist Stephen Letoo is a man under siege following for his efforts in organising this year’s Men’s Conference on a date ladies the world over consider to be one they are entitled to undivided attention from their partners.

Letoo on spot for organising Men’s Conference on ‘hallowed’ Valentine’s Day

Mr Letoo is currently at the forefront of the preparations for the conference that will be held at the Carnivore grounds, in Nairobi.

The arrangements are on top gear with renowned personalities already having confirmed their attendance.

But even as preparations for the conference continues gathering pace, some women, led by renowned blogger, Pauline Njoroge, are not too amused by the fact that it will coincided with Valentine’s Day.

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In a post on Facebook, she has singled out Mr Letoo for planning to ‘deny women their rights’, saying the journalist is determined to hijack the ladies’ day. However, she has stated that no matter the case, ‘women must be attended to’ on Valentine’s Day.

Ms Njoroge has warned the proponents of Men’s Conference that women may be forced to storm the forum’s venue, in the event that they receive chocolates and flowers.

“Stephen Letoo tunakuonea 18. We see how you want to hijack Valentine’s Day and make it a men’s day! It’s our day and we might just storm Carnivore and demand our chocolates and flowers,” she said.

“Mkicheza and fail to observe our day as per our expectations, we might even go on a one month ‘strike’. Be warned!” the blogger went on.

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The post has since generated varied reactions, with most women supporting Ms Njoroge.

“I like that idea, we need to storm there!” Josphine Waithiru commented.

“My bae better not know Nairobi streets ooh, I have already bought him some boxers…” Flozie Wanjiku wrote.

A section of men have however come out to defend Letoo, saying the conference will be used to elect a new chair.

“We can’t afford to miss this year’s men’s conference. Note books are ready. We will also be electing a new chair to replace the late Mzee Kibor. The interim chair Mr Letoo has also noted, with great disappointment, the rising cases of simping amongst ourselves. As a result, he has ordered everyone to attend without failure,” John Tiger commented.

Farmer and popular Uasin Gishu County-based businessman, the late Mr Jackson Kibor, led the men’s conference in the country before his demise.

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