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This is why Julie Gichuru is trending

Former television host Julie Gichuru has been trending online after she made a call for peace during the forthcoming general elections.

Her one minute video posted online sought to explain that peace leads to justice being served while conflict and violence leads to more injustice.

Julie’s video had been captioned “Don’t let pseudo intellectuals lie that one can seek justice via violence.”

The caption was interpreted to have been in reference to economist David Ndii’s earlier tweet on the country burning if the elections are a sham.

Julie’s video was retweeted hundreds of times and attracted over 200 comments.

However, in their comments, some users lashed at the former TV host for insinuating that people should settle for lack of credible elections just for peace to prevail.

Julie went on to clear the air on her sentiments tweeting:

The discussion led to a top trend in Julie’s full name as users weighed in: