President Uhuru Kenyatta has come under fire for his utterances towards Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok.
While hosting the president in his county, Nanok complained that the government had continued to reduce the expected allotment of oil money to the community.
An agitated Uhuru, speaking in Swahili, told off Nanok for misleading the people that he (Uhuru) was interested in their oil money.
“Mtu akisimama hapa aseme ati Uhuru ako na haja na mafuta ya wengine…ashindwe..shetani mshenzi…” he said.
Uhuru then dismissed Nanok by saying that Parliament was the body responsible for passing laws, and any opposing views on revenue allocation should be directed that way.
“I am not the one who passes laws. I simply sign…halafu mjinga anakuja kusema hapa kwamba ati mimi nafanya mambo...”
The president further made zero to win over Turkana voters, saying he will not be scared or blackmailed, and whether they vote for him or not, “the world will not come to an end”.
“If they think I am easily scared off, they should look for someone else,” he said.
President Uhuru Kenyatta & Governor Josephat Nanok slug it out in public. pic.twitter.com/1fKOdkwMKo
— NTV Kenya (@ntvkenya) March 9, 2017