Nairobi night life, freedom shocker for Mudavadi in ‘elitist’ school, university
SEE ALSO :Musalia Mudavadi stoned in Kibra (video)“He was a petulant individual given to easy tantrums and completely unable to contain his passions. He seemed to have arrived with express intent of literally bringing down the school,” he recalls. It was here that he fell in love with rugby. He was nicknamed “Phantom” ostensibly because of his speed. Eseli Simiyu, the current MP for Kimilili was their dorm monitor. Later, a new breed of students would join them, some who had no clue how to use basic mod cons such as flush toilets. “One of the most disheartening thing was that there were quite a good number of boys who did not know how to sit on the water closet, or who did not believe they should be sat on. Instead of sitting on this thing, someone would literally climb on it and mess up the toilet,” he writes. He recalls how he once walked into the toilet and saw someone’s head towering above the toilet door, obviously squatting on top of the closet. It turned out that the boy was in Form Five and when he raised the matter with the house master George Godia, (the former Education PS) he was thrashed alongside the offending senior.
SEE ALSO :How seeds of NASA discord were sownHis mistake? Embarrassing his senior. Later, he would become the head of Kirinyaga House in 1978 before joining University of Nairobi to study Land Economics where he experienced more freedom. Arrested During an outing, an unnamed “respected literary gentleman and publisher” attempted to get overly cozy with Mudavadi’s colleagues, tapping them seductively before pulling one aside and asking for an intimate relationship. “Our friend came back fuming. We told the publisher a few nasty things and abandoned him to his flat, his drinks and his queer habits. I believe in peoples rights and freedoms. Yet I will always find it difficult for people to be openly gay, or even attempt to impose their gay thoughts on other people,” he says.
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