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Uhuru’s Twitter Message Rubs Kenyans The Wrong Way

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s congratulatory message to Liberian President-elect George Weah has rubbed a section of Kenyans on social media the wrong way.

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In a Tweet he posted on his official handle, the Head of State applauded Mr Weah for his win as a positive step in the growth of African democracy:


Kenyans on Twitter ( KOT), were quick to disagree with the message,especially the part he likened Weah’s win to “triumph of democracy.”

Some of those who responded accused the Kenyan President of failing to champion democracy in the country, while some took it as doublespeak from him.

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Here are some reactions from KOT;


Despite the condemnation by many of those commenting on the post, some supported the President noting that democracy did not amount to having Opposition leader Raila Odinga win the election.

“Funny how according to majority here- democracy and freedom is having Rao sworn in / or Rao winning the election…its just weirdly funny,” one tweep stated.

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