Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i has dismissed claims that the government will shut down the internet and social media platforms during the elections.
Addressing the press on Saturday, Matiang’i said threats that Facebook would be unavailable are just mere opinions by individuals.
A few people are declaring that maybe over races we can shut down Facebook… That is a view, the area of the specialists could be extremely clear; we can see the value in the Constitution and each of the privileges of our people. We will currently never again meddle or intercede with the opportunities of our people," Matiang'i expressed.I even have now as of now not heard something roughly closing down virtual entertainment or disrupting Facebook because of the races."
The CS repeated that the specialists sticks to a majority rules system and all Kenyans are loosened to unequivocal themselves and keep to encounter their opportunities, subsequently there's no rationale to shut down online entertainment.
He expressed that the input have been made with the guide of utilizing a National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) laborer which should be taken as a non-general assessment and presently at this point not the area of the specialists.
"We are a developed specialists, protest is a way of presence and we're utilized to it. At times while occupants censure us it's OK, that is the very thing that they're claimed to do because of the reality we aren't fundamental creatures, we're principal people, various who've contemplations higher than us," the CS noted.
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