Nairobi News

NewsWhat's Hot

Uhuru’s ‘wakora’ slur angers social media

An hour after urging Kenyans to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner in the wake of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling, President Uhuru Kenyatta seemingly lost his rag, referring to the judges who made this historic ruling as “wakora” (crooks/thugs).

The utterance represented a complete turnaround from his earlier televised statement by the president from State House Nairobi.

“Wajua uzuri wa sheria, hapo awali nilikua rais mtarajiwa, si ni kweli? Si (Chief Justice David) Maraga na hao watu wake wakora wamesema basi uchaguzi ipotee? Si ndivyo wamesema? Sasa mimi tena sio mtarajiwa! Mimi ni rais ambaye amekalia kiti. Sijui kama mnaelewa? (Justice) Maraga ajue ya kwamba sasa ana deal na rais anakalia kiti,” President Kenyatta said.

However, Kenyans on Twitter have taken issue with that remark that President Kenyatta made during an impromptu rally on Friday evening at Burma market in Nairobi.

Here are some their sentiments: