Popular lawyer and a staunch supporter of the former prime minister of the Republic of Kenya and ODM party leader honourable Raila Odinga, Donald Kipkorir has created heated reactions from netizens after his recent advice to the Communication Authority of Kenya and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, concerning social media posts as the country gets ready for the general elections.
Image courtesy: Donald Kipkorir.
Penning his thoughts in a post on his Twitter account on Wednesday night, the flamboyant lawyer said that as the country gets into the election year in few weeks, CAK and IEBC should engage Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and WhatsApp to block all the accounts that initiates and perpetuate fake political news.
According to Donald Kipkorir, Kenya is tinderbox when it comes to politics, a post which has elicited mixed reactions from netizens.
"As we begin election year in few weeks, Communication Authority and IEBC should engage Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube & WhatsApp to block all Accounts that initiate & perpetuate Fake Political News. When it comes to politics, Kenya is tinderbox," Said Donald Kipkorir.
Here are some of the comments from netizens on Kipkorir's remarks:
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