Various politicians have been severally witnessed shedding tears and others scream while on podia. Male politicians are the ones fond of this strange behavior. It's said to be strange because it violates African culture which forbids men to cry in public. They cry for various reasons including political injustices, unfair treatment by their colleague politicians among others. Their critics however say they do it to receive sympathy from the public.
1. James Nyikal
Seme Member of Parliament on 18th September 2020 became helpless when he broke into tears. He felt sympathized with the state of doctors on how they are neglected by the government. Doctors work under poor conditions that put them at high risk of contracting the deadly Covid-19 disease.
Kakamega senator broke into tears in the Senate for the fear of his life after his security was withdrawn. he claimed that five police officers from the directorate of criminal investigations had been given the assignment to eliminate him. He wanted the Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai and the Senate security council to take immediate action into the matter.
3. Alfred Mutua
Machakos Governor and Maendeleo Chap Chap party leader have been seen at once shedding tears in public. Back in the year 2015, he showcased his audience when he couldn't control his emotions will you stop he was overwhelmed with emotions amused by how his fellow Triton treatments who are fighting him in his efforts to eradicate poverty in the region. This was not the end of his crying. At the Kilimani police station in Nairobi, while recording the statement against deputy president William Samoei Ruto and his close allies Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and the former majority leader in national assembly Honorable Aden Duale, he could not control his emotions when he broke into tears claiming that the three duos are plotting to have him terminated. He reported that ruto had promised to crush him when they met at the State House the time when Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley was in the country on December 11, 2019.
4. Kalonzo Musyoka
Kenya's former vice president honorable Kalonzo Musyoka shed tears when the NASA party leader explained to the supporters why his co-principal was not present during the inauguration ceremony held at Uhuru Park. He had earlier been criticized for intentionally missing the event. Raila's words described the challenges Kalonzo was going through which included the withdrawal of his security officers and ailing wife denied him the time to hide his tears from the public.
5. DP William Ruto
He has shed tears severally. He first wept when he was given a chance to speak in the Faith Evangelistic Ministries, Karen after the Jubilee Party had won the 2013 General Elections. Ruto was in company with his wife Rachael. He has been giving valid reasons why he sometimes finds himself crying. Simply, he remembers how far the Lord has taken him.
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