Nandi county Senator Samson Cherargei has caused a stir online after revealing to Kenyans the amount of money each Kenyan Athlete at the Olympic games will be paid by the Government should they win Gold at the Competitions which are underway in Tokyo, Japan Online.
Penning his thoughts in a post on his Facebook page on Friday evening when congratulating Kenyas Faith Kipyegon for winning women's 1,500M race and in a new world record of 3:53:11, Cherargei revealed that Olympic Gold winners from Kenya will pocket a sum of Ksh. 300,000 , an amount he termed as little and called for the reformation of the Athletics sector in the country so as to to bring glory to the sport.
Details and remarks which have illicited mixed reactions from Netizens.
Below are comments from Netizens on his post.
"Parliament and senate have failed, you are part of the Government." A comment read.
"Laws are made in parliament where you sit as a legislator, your duty is to legislate. You should come up with a bill to protect the interest of players " a comment read.
"This win deserves more, like millions. " a comment read.
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