President Uhuru Kenyatta when he visited ailing veteran politician Kenneth Matiba in hospital. PHOTO | COURTESYPresident Uhuru Kenyatta when he visited ailing veteran politician Kenneth Matiba in hospital. PHOTO | COURTESY
By MWENDE KASUJJA

President Uhuru Kenyatta has unwittingly turned himself into the newest student in Willice the word master’s grammar class.

What prompted a rare correction for the president’s grammar was the use of the word “convalescencing” in a tweet President Kenyatta posted after visiting ailing veteran politician Kenneth Matiba in hospital on Sunday.

To this, Willice Ochieng, who is popularly known as “Willis the word master” from his Mind Your Language segment on KTN’s Friday Briefing hosted Betty Kyallo, replied with a correction that the head of state rarely gets from anyone.

Willice’s tweet drew alot of interest from other users who engaged the word master in an online debate with many lauding his mastery of the English language.

Here are some of their thoughts: