Kenyans on social media have trolled Senator Moses Wetangula over a Tweet he posted, alleging that the fight against corruption should not look like a settlement of issues.
“The fight against corruption should not look like a settlement of ‘issues’! Avoid the drama we are witnessing.” Wetangula posted on his officials Twitter account.
Many Kenyans, that responded to his tweet reminded him that he could be next, in relation to the Tokyo Embassy Saga.
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula was behind the disappearance of Sh1.2 billion during the Tokyo Embassy sale and the illegal sale of a Turkana Oil block for Sh840 million when he was Foreign Affairs minister.
The government lost more than Sh1.1b on land deals in Tokyo, which proved unsuitable for the embassy for which it was planned. It was alleged that Wetang’ula disregarded advice from his own office that the land in Tokyo was overvalued and purchased the plot above its market value nonetheless.
The report revealed that no valuation of the plot by an independent, reputable, local firm was commissioned and that the purchased property was unsuitable. It also said Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs under Wetang’ula rejected a suitable plot offered by the government of Japan.
Wetang’ula’s role in the ministry’s land deals in Belgium, Nigeria, Egypt and Pakistan which resulted in poor value for money hurt taxpayers.
In 2015, a BBC investigation also named Moses Wetangula into a bribery scandal involving British American Tobacco (BAT). Panorama found BAT illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa. The payments were revealed when a whistleblower shared hundreds of secret documents.
Here are some Troll Tweets from Kenyans
You sold Tokyo embassy and now you’re pure saint
— kipkoech cheruiyot (@kipkoechcherui3) August 28, 2018
It’s messy and noisy…haaaaaaa ..nenda upigwa na bibi
— Sylvesterjams (@jamwakasylvo) August 28, 2018
The Tokyo embassy issue shall be revisited
— CPA Dennis ayoyi (@DennisAyoyi) August 28, 2018
Probably you are the next, we need to know what happened in Tokyo
— Sonoiya (@Sonoiya2) August 28, 2018
Soon,the Tokyo embassy and BAT will be revisited.
— Murithi Ramires (@murithi_ramires) August 28, 2018
Be worried,the embassy issue might be revisited.
— Andrea Mytha (@andrewmytha10) August 29, 2018
You are next .Japan embassy sale .Return our money
— J D (@RENCHMA) August 28, 2018
Mwizi ni mwizi bwana Weta! Juzi u were cheering when demolitions on riparian land was being done lakini saa hii unaona ni shida eh! Soon utakujiwa my fren, lazima Ile riparian ya Tokyo lazima ijulikane
— Kip Rotich (@ellyrosh) August 28, 2018
Opposition will kill me one day
They will only celebrate when Ruto is arrested but will defend DPCJ to their last breathe
— VINCENTO LASTMAN (@vincentlastman) August 28, 2018
It’s like awakening! why now everyone of your calibre feeling unsafe? Settlement of eating ‘issues’
— Arap Ndung’u™ (@pkamuyu_paul) August 29, 2018
Close your eyes and wait for your turn
— JeffersonBoots (@boots_jefferson) August 29, 2018
Which drama? Apart fr the political twist those odm fellows took to court yesterday.
— Forever (@Forever45509675) August 29, 2018
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