President Uhuru's account hacked, suspended after corruption tweet
This comes shortly after a tweet on the president's Twitter handle read: "If you are corrupt, we will fight you. You can be my brother or my sister or my closest political ally, but if you are corrupt we will fight you." In another tweet Mr Waita adds: "It seems the president's stand on corruption has generated all manner of reactions". high-profile corruption prosecutions. Mr Kenyatta assured the country there would be no sacred cows in the fight against graft that has plagued his administration. The corruption debate has caused a rift between Uhuru and Deputy President William Ruto, with some politicians alleging that the push against graft has been weaponised against a certain community and the Deputy President. DP Ruto has challenged state agencies responsible for investigating and prosecuting corruption cases - the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) - to ensure fairness and transparency in the war on graft.
On account of unauthorized access to the official social media handles of H.E the President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta .All official social media handles for the President have been temporarily suspended to allow for the necessary remedial measures to be undertaken.— Nzioka Waita (@NziokaWaita) March 22, 2019
SEE ALSO :Who is Naushad Merali?Not new to hacking In 2012, cybercrime experts investigated a hacker who took down 103 Government of Kenya websites. A Kenyan expert told The Standard an Indonesian hacker, identified only as direxer, was responsible. The ministries affected include were the Local Government, Livestock, Environment, Fisheries, Housing, and Industrialisation.
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