Uhuru causes uproar on Twitter with ‘I will defeat Raila’ tweet
President Uhuru Kenyatta has gotten into trouble with the online community following a post on his Twitter handle in which he says that he is willing to work with Nasa flag bearer Raila Odinga after he (Uhuru) wins the August 8th general election.
The post that depicts President Kenyatta as overconfident and sure of defeating the opposition for a second term in office.
“I invite my brother Raila Odinga after I defeat him in August and Kenyans to share the problems and challenges that the nation is facing,” read the tweet.
I invite my brother Raila Odinga after I defeat him in August and Kenyans to share the problems and challenges that the nation is facing. pic.twitter.com/TPhKfRl7wd
— President of Kenya (@PresidentKE) May 4, 2017
The president’s comments didn’t go down well with some Kenyans on Twitter, who asked him to address more pressing issues affecting the economy of Kenya.
— Mems (@MemusiSane) May 4, 2017
@PresidentKE Who’s managing your account your excellency? This is not a tenet of democracy.
— Eric Mosoti (@mosotih) May 4, 2017
@PresidentKE Itumbi, please tell Uhuru he should tackling problems NOW and offering solutions. Not after 8th Aug.
— ? (@kmaore) May 4, 2017
@PresidentKE Hope you will reciprocate Mr. President if he defeats you
— Alex™ (@alex_mochache) May 4, 2017
Whoever tweets for this account of H.E needs help. Serious help https://t.co/ShFDWjdaU0
— Mohamed Wehliye (@WehliyeMohamed) May 4, 2017