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Uhuru: I’ve done my best, clap for me – VIDEO

Retiring President Uhuru Kenyatta says Kenyans should appreciate the work he’s done and even clap for him but his compatriots are expressing reservations.

The Head of State who barely has four months remaining in office made the comments during his address to High School Principles in Mombasa on Wednesday.

“I’ve really helped you people,” he said.

“I’ve employed teachers, added your salaries, you now have insurance coverage. Make noise for your next leaders but clap for me for what I have done. We’ve set the foundation others to build.”

President Kenyatta also lauded the teachers for working under difficult environment, and especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The comments has attracted varied reactions from Kenyans on Twitter (KOT).

One user sarcastically congratulated the President for ensuring the prices of food remain ‘favourable’ including bread which nor retails at Sh55 instead of Sh45.

Another Twitter user says he felt ‘lucky’ for having a president who leads a nation that has extra judicial killings, where one purchases 500ml of milk at Sh75, where there’s a massive public debt among others.

President was also lauded for his infrastructure development including construction of several roads and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).

The President was also congratulated for free maternity care, constructions of huduma centers, expansion of roads and rails though at a high cost among others but sadly said the bad outweighed the good.

Another one who commented on this subject felt the President was insensitive to the plight of Kenyans.

While others pointed to the increased corruption cases during his tenure.