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Kenyans React as Kalenjin Commemorates 116 Yrs Since Brutal Murder of Koitalel Samoei by Colonialist

The Kalenjin community streamed to Nandi County to commemorate 116 years since the brutal murder of Freedom Fighter Koitalel Arap Samoei by the colonialist ahead of Mashujaa Day. (Courtesy photo)

According to Hon Caleb Kositany, who is a close ally to Deputy President William Samoei Ruto, he stated that the community on Tuesday commemorated on how the Koitalel Arap Samoei was murdered brutally.(Courtesy photo)

Perhaps, he explained that the celebration of their great legend comes a day ahead of Mashujaa day celebration. He added that the late Koitalel is considered a great hero and legendary leader among the Nandi Community, famous for his prophecies and for leading the longest resistance against the British colonial government.Kositany post attracted several comments from Kenyans, majority of them hailed the late Koitalel Arap Samoei as a legend of ages. They further urged them to recognise other legends in their communities.

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