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Here’s the response Ezekiel Mutua got on ‘nauseating’ TV advert

By NAIRA HABIB September 7th, 2017 1 min read

Kenyans online have dismissed a complaint directed to Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Ezekiel Mutua seeking to stop a Safaricom advert, from airing during prime time.

Mr Mutua shared on his Facebook the protest that argues that the said advert featuring comedian Jemutai should be edited.

In the advert, Jemutai explains how a Safaricom subscribers can be able to unlock their SIM cards by following a simple procedure.


After following the procedure a user will receive the PUK number from Safaricom which they can use to unblock the phone.

However, the comedian in her efforts to bring in some humor, tells the fans not to confuse the pronunciation of the word PUK to mean that of vomiting. The ‘puke’ inference is the basis of the complaint.

Netizens were however quick to pass their judgement on the matter; giving the advert a thumbs up. Here are some of their views: