Nyashinski’s bid to win the coveted MTV Europe Music Awards in the Best African Act category has received a major boost from President Uhuru Kenyatta.

With the comeback King facing stiff competition from Nigerian powerhouses Wizkid and Davido, the Head of State has publicly offered his support for the Kenyan rapper via Twitter.

On Wednesday, through his official Twitter handle, the President announced that he had voted for Nyashinski and urged Kenyans on Twitter to vote as well.

However, Uhuru’s rallying call has elicited mixed reactions from Kenyans on Twitter. We have sampled some below.