Today, Kenyans are at the polls deciding just how we want our government to keep screwing us in future. Once this exercise is done, I urge all my fellow countrymen and women to remember one thing. The results that will be announced represent the views of a nation – your nation – and not of your nemesis.
For as long as we have done our part and actively decided whether and how to vote, then our voices have been heard and our job, at that level, has been done.
What is our job then from today forth?
To make this country as great as it can be. And surely that does not start with violence and unnecessary commotion.
Vote. Enjoy your day off. And after the wind blows, wake up proud that a country spoke and was heard.
I heard on X-fm that those stupid children want to riot again. Nkt.
A little background.
A few weeks ago, campaigns began for student elections. I pass through Chiromo every day, so I noted all the posters of unreasonably attractive boys … and girls.
Come election day, I heard a lot of noise outside – the office is quite close to the campus. I made sure to leave early that day.
The next three days were filled with riots by those stupid children. They torched cars, broke windows, did the usual random nonsense. In response, the government banned SONU, the students union.
Because of the ban, the students staged a peaceful protest which was anything but peaceful. The government and administration of UoN then closed the university indefinitely.
Next day, the former SONU Chairman – Osiany – gave the government an ultimatum of 2 weeks to reopen the university, otherwise the students would ‘take to the streets’. Continue reading