Deputy Rigathi Gachagua has cleared the air over his controversial statement of saying that they hammered the media nine nil, and they plan to crush it.
Speaking to editors from different social media houses on Sunday evening, the second command noted that it is true Kenya Kwanza hammered the media nine nill because the media went to bed with the Azimio la Umoja Coalition Party.
According to the DP, defeating Azimio la Umoja was basically hammering the media nine nill because the media reportedly campaigned for Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga.
He went further and declared that the government will crush the media if the media dares to go to bed with their political opponent again, in this case, He noted they will crush the media politically.
"We hammered the media 9 nil because the media was part of Azimio and we hammered Azimio and all its affiliates including the media. In another election, if the media is in bed with our opponents, we will crush them 'politically speaking'," said the DP
DP Gachagua went further and urged all the media to be objective in their role and give every person a chance. He noted as far as the media is allowed to criticize the government for anything under the sun, the media should also be open to criticism
"I request the media to be fair, just like you are free to criticize the government and to criticize anything under the sun, you too must allow people to criticize you, affirm you where you do well, encourage you and point out where you are failing," said the second in command.
He also noted that he is a leader who likes using figurative language and parables when communicating a message to the people.
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