Caroline Mutoko Provokes Kenyans With Radical Solution to MPs' Greed

  • Media personality, Caroline Mutoko, has rubbed Kenyans the wrong way with her post on Twitter on how to deal with the current reign of "greedy" MPs.

    She posted a story done by BBC, in 2014, that narrated how Burkinabes dealt with their troublesome MPs by burning down their parliament.

    Citizens of Burkina Faso torched their parliament after the legislators suspended a vote on changing the constitution, to allow former President Blaise Compaore to stand for re-election in 2014.

    At that time, Compaore had been in power for 27 years.

    In the post, Mutoko wrote, “Where people don’t waste time on hashtags” insinuating that Kenyans are good at using hashtags with no action.

    Kenyan legislators have been on the spot for continually pushing for more perks in the recent months; something that has sparked a lot of unease among the electorates.

    The latest quest to attain stunning amounts of up to Ksh 96,000 per week in a scheme termed as "Domestic Subsistence facilitation", tantamount to night allowance, has been heavily criticized.

    This came months after the MPs awarded themselves house allowances amounting to Ksh 250,000 per month. This move saw them engage in a fiery spat with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission with the matter ending in court.

    Mutoko's sentiment on the social media platform earned the disgust of netizens who didn't spare their words to castigate her.

    One by the name Black Excellence called out Mutoko accusing her of pretence.

    “The same Pro-Uhuru Caroline Mutoko who was an MC during the jubilee party fundraising is now the same person saying Kenyans are cowards who can’t ask for accountability from their leaders. Pretence!"

    Below are photos showing more remarks that she was bashed with.

    However, a few supported her with one user by the name Mwirigi commenting, "All those coming at Caroline need to understand people can support Jubilee and Uhuru and not support Kenyan legislators increasing their salaries. When campaigning for Jubilee, their was no policy to increase MP salaries so stop acting like she's a hypocrite!"