Puffed up by torrent of encouraging media reports, positive slogans from NGO’s and cheered on by a bevy of celebrities, President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to 105 tons of ivory seized off poachers. Hivyo tu!
The hoi polloi- the masses’- preoccupation in life, day in day out, is feeding their unquenchable desire for food, drink and sex. They are sensualists to the core and are blunt of any meaningful ambition.
The whole drama has nevertheless brought to the fore a number of questions which must be discussed in public. Is the poverty of leadership in Siaya so dire that leader, let alone the people, resort to laying claim on exemplary leaders from other parts of the country?
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