Two Tangatanga MPs Mocked for Standing on a Wheelbarrow as a Political Gimmick
By SOduma | self meida writer
Published 29 days ago - 0 views
Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and his counterpart Mohammed Ali representating Nyali have been criticized over their actions to stand on a wheelbarrow while addressing a gathering in Mombasa. Kenyans online have said their actions are mere political gimmicks meant to mock poor people. One Twitter user Dennis Onsarigo, a journalist with Nation Media Group said the MPs probably arrived in fuel guzzling vehicles ahead of the address.
The two MPs are allied to deputy president William who has been using wheelbarrow as a political symbol to represent his supporters who he calls hustlers. However, the narrative has been branded divisive, insincere and hypocritical by his competitors.
However, the actions by the two MPs is not isolated as the country approach the general elections. The elections season sees politicians doing different things that make them seem normal and ordinary such eating in roadside eateries and using public transportation such as Boda Boda. Kenyans will therefore be treated with theatrics from politicians as the elections draw closer.
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