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Raphael Tuju Scolded After His Swahili "Bottom Up Economy" Translation Angered Many

On Tuesday, ODM party Leader Raila Odinga was hosted by Royal Media Services boss SK Macharia for the Kenyan musicians’ musical event at Hhis Ndakaini home in Murang'a.

The event dubbed Skiza Thanksgiving Luncheon program was meant at highlighting the plight of musicians in the region as well as seeking solutions to the same.

Among those invited to the event was Jubilee Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju. However, it was Tuju's remarks made at the function that seemed to have angered many online.



In a well coordinated attack on Deputy President William Ruto's Bottom Up economic approach, Tuju, while concluding his statement sought to be educated on what the approach means in Swahili language.

"Lastly, I don't know if you want me to talk about some politics. I won't say more but I want to ask about this thing called Bottom Up economy. Maybe Peter Kenneth can help me translate it to Swahili...Matako Juu?" posed Tuju as he concluded his speech.

His veiled attack on DP Ruto's approach, however, seemed to have angered most netizens, who came out to rebuke Tuju. Many termed his remarks as unfortunate and unwarranted, especially from a leader of his calliber.

Here are some of the heated reactions from Twitter;

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