Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has requested information about the whereabouts of a family he considers patriotic. The family was pictured in clothes depicting Kenya’s national flag.
On his Facebook account the county boss shared the picture of a man and a woman in the company of their young child all wearing clothes bearing the Kenyan flag and colors.
What’s more the governor said that his wish was to host the family for a meal in appreciation for their patriotism.
He said that he was impressed by this family and their love for their country.
“Do you know them am very impressed by the spirit exhibited by this family that made clothes that are our national flag.
They are LOVING, not hating KENYA. I am proud of them. If you know them, please let me know I host them for a meal. Please share widely.#NajivuniaKuwaMkenya, “read the post in part.
However his post elicited mixed reactions as some of his followers congratulated him while others castigated him.
Others even asked him if a meal is all he was going to offer them. Below are some of the reactions from his followers;
“I campaigned for you a lot and you have never invited me for such a meal.” Isidore Junior.
Patrick Lumumba opondi said, “For a meal? Is that the prize to pay for patriotism? Githeri man would prefer a meal.”
“So you want to mean they are that cheap and desperate for a meal? Acha bwana. Small minds think small things.” Otislave iluvik added.
Margaret Kirundu said, “A Meal in African culture means a lot. My governor knows very well what he mean,si lazima atangaze. hon governor do good to all the pple,the time of your need God will command somebody to your help. the bible says so.”
Governor Alfred Mutua is famous for the phrase “Najivunia Kuwa Mkenya”. This is a patriotic phrase he promoted when he was the Spokesperson for former President Kibaki’s Government.