Lupita Nyong'o with her parents Dorothy and Prof Anyang' Nyong'o. PHOTO | FILELupita Nyong'o with her parents Dorothy and Prof Anyang' Nyong'o. PHOTO | FILE
By EVELYNE MUSAMBI and HILARY KIMUYU

Kenyans online have gone bare knuckle on actress Lupita Nyong’o for her endorsement of his father for a political seat through an open letter on social media.

Ms Nyong’o’s video detailing her family’s love for Kisumu as well as hope for a better city was met with angry Kenyans who urged her to steer clear of local politics.

Users who reminded the Oscar winner of her father’s tenure at the helm of the Health Ministry wondered what the Kisumu Senator would do if elected the governor.

Prof Nyong’o Nyong’o is be seeking to be nominated by ODM Party to run for the gubernatorial seat in Kisumu which is currently being held by Jack Ranguma.

Here are some of the bitter comments made on the star’s post:

But they are those who backed Lupita for her endorsement of her father.