Embakasi East Member of Parliament, Paul Ongili, alias Babu Owino in a Nairobi court where he was charged with subversion, incitement to violence and offensive conduct conducive to breach of peace. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERUEmbakasi East Member of Parliament, Paul Ongili, alias Babu Owino in a Nairobi court where he was charged with subversion, incitement to violence and offensive conduct conducive to breach of peace. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU
By SYLVANIA AMBANI

Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino has amused his followers on social media with a Mashujaa Day message addressed to himself for being intelligent, romantic and a revolutionary.

Babu shared the post on Facebook with a picture of himself seated together with Nasa leader Raila Odinga, Mombasa governor Hassan Joho and Mvita MP Abdulswammad Shariff Nassir.

It was the first-time MP’s reference to himself as a ‘romantic’ that has tickled Kenyans online who probed him to explain himself more.

Mashujaa Day, also known as Heroes’ Day, is a national day observed on October 20 to collectively honor freedom fighters who contributed towards the struggle for Kenya’s independence.

Here are some of the reactions of Kenyans online: