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People can’t agree on the legacy of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta

Kenyans on Twitter were split on the legacy of the first president, the late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, as the country marked 38 years since his death.

While some praised him for being a great visionary leader, others accused curriculum developers of deliberately brainwashing Kenyans with “lies” that painted him as a saint, something they he was not.

Mzee Kenyatta died on August 22, 1978.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, his son, led other leaders in laying a wreath at his mausoleum at Parliament buildings. Here we sample a few tweets.

Lister, actually, wants to view his remains.

Nahasho thinks Kenyatta was a legend…

Would he be proud of Kenya today?

Others were not so loving.

Not my hero

Some even want his face off the currency.

Sell out?

Turn coat?

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