Ezekiel Mutua says most Kenyans are corrupt and only get the chance to steal ▷ Tuko.co.ke
– Mutua who appeared to add his voice to the ongoing debate over a $ 2.34 billion (KSh 255 billion) IMF loan to Kenya did not have any kind words for Kenyans
– Speaking to his official Twitter account, Mutua said most Kenyans are corrupt and will steal public coffers if they see an opportunity
– He informed Kenyan protesters that their power lies in their votes, not in the explosions caused on social media
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Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua criticized a section of Kenyans describing them as corrupt as the leaders they attack.
Mutua, who appeared to add his voice to the ongoing debate over a $ 2.34 billion (Ksh 255 billion) loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Kenya, had no good words for Kenyans.
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According to Mutua, most Kenyans are corrupt and only have the option of stealing from public coffers.
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Mutua further criticized the Kenyans for electing corrupt leaders from their tribes in the hope of flying together when they came to power.
“Most Kenyans are corrupt, they only have the opportunity to steal. You can rant until the cows come home, but the majority of people who make noise on social media still elect their corrupt tribal pillars, hoping to eat together. an opportunity to eat. SAD! ” Mutua tweeted.
TUKO.co.ke understands that more than 200,000 Kenyans have signed an online petition, asking the IMF to cancel the recently approved loan, as previous disbursements in Kenya were lost in corruption scandals and remain unpaid.
But the Kenyan government has maintained that the amount is needed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce debt vulnerabilities.
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Cabinet Secretary for the Treasury Ukur Yatani said access to vaccines was essential and help from the international community was urgently needed.
Antoinette Sayeh, deputy managing director of the IMF, in a statement hailed the Kenyan authorities calling them firm to ensure economic stability during the pandemic.
“The Kenyan authorities have shown a strong commitment to tax reforms during this unprecedented global shock, and Kenya’s medium-term outlook remains positive,” said Antoinette, former finance minister of Liberia.
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Saalim Gooner, a Facebook user, posted on the IMF’s official Facebook page, asking the organization why it was approving loans that cannot be counted.
“Why are you approving loans to this irresponsible government of Kenya? You are pushing our economy further, ”Saalim said.
Mwihaki Mwangi, another social media activist, claimed that the money from these loans only ends up in the pockets of a few selected individuals.
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“Stop lending money to [the] Kenyan government. It ends up in a few corrupt pockets. No change in the standard of living of ordinary citizens. We are getting poorer and poorer. Heavy taxes are levied on our meager wages. Cancel loans. We don’t need it, ”Mwangi said.
Meanwhile, Mutua also mocked a section of Kenyans who waged an online campaign to warn the IMF against lending money to Kenya.
Mutua informed Kenyans that their power lies in their votes, not in social media spills.
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