Billboard of Nairobi county governor Johnson Sakaja and his deputy George Muchiri welcoming back the Nairobi residents to the city from holidays. Photo/Courtesy.
Nairobi county governor Johnson Sakaja has come clean on the controversial Billboard he erected to welcome back the Nairobi residents to the city from the upcountry.
In the Billboard that has Sakaja and his deputy the duo wished the Nairobi residents a prosperous 2023. However, Kenyans online have been questioning the Governor move with many even alleging that he might have used the tax payers money to erect the Billboard.
Responding to the allegations, the governor opened up and revealed that he financed the Billboard with his own money. He was responding to an online user who noted that he is loved, however, he is should avoid dramas.
"Lakini Sakaja Johnson even as we continue supporting you, just stop those cheap PR stunts. I hope you used your own money to pay for those "Welcome Back" billboards. Just do what you were elected to do, which is to fix Nairobi. PR na vipindiree achia Sonko (PR and Dramas leave for Sonko" The online user stated.
Sakaja later confirmed that he used his money and not the tax payers' he further noted that many Nairobi residents are appreciating his short wishes to them despite the criticism.
"Yes I used my own money. You may not like it, many appreciate it." The governor responded.
The concerned citizen appreciated the fact that he used his own money, however he doubted whether the Nairobians like it.
"Am glad you used your own money. As to whether many Nairobi residents liked it, the jury is still out" He added.
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