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After Uhuru’s apology, Mutahi Ngunyi’s form of ‘forgiveness’ sparks uproar online

By Robert Abong'o | May 3rd 2018

After President Uhuru’s call for unity in his state of the Nation address to Parliament on Wednesday, May 2nd, controversial Political Analyst Mutahi Ngunyi took to social media to ‘forgive’ those who abused his during the election period.

Ngunyi is known for his ‘tyranny of numbers’ theory, which he used to explain how the 2007 general election would pan out. He also runs a Youtube channel, The Fifth Estate, where he shares his opinions about arising and current situations in the country.

On Wednesday, the Professor took to his Twitter to forgive his abusers saying, “I, Mutahi Ngunyi, Citizen No. 4855678 and following in the FORGIVENESS footsteps of Uhuru Kenyatta, forgives all the B******S that abused me for speaking my TRUTH during the elections…"

His tweet rubbed netizens the wrong way and received mostly negative responses.

#ForgivenessCREED "...I, Mutahi Ngunyi, Citizen No. 4855678 and following in the FORGIVENESS footsteps of Uhuru Kenyatta, forgives all the BAST*RDS that abused me for speaking my TRUTH during the elections"— Mutahi Ngunyi (@MutahiNgunyi) May 2, 2018

Mutahi Ngunyi will then moderate a session of "How To Do Nothing And Get Away With It" explaining the role of grammar and semantics in hoodwinking the masses allowing Governor's to loot without oversight. #DevCon2018— Cyprian, Is Nyakundi (@C_NyaKundiH) April 24, 2018

U still have a very negative attitude...

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— @zamtec (@Patrick85940117) May 3, 2018

@MutahiNgunyi The end is nigh..folks with an attitude like yours come down crumbling in shocking speeds..Trust in God and not in your own understanding— joseph nduti (@josefnduti) May 3, 2018

What a coincidence,the same day your employer Cambridge Analytica is closing shop you're asking us to forgive you— Mwasaru (@m_mwasaru) May 2, 2018

Forgiveness is a 2-way street. You are supposed to forgive from the heart all those who have offended you deliberately or inadvertently. And then, have the humility to ask for forgiveness from all those whom you have wronged inadvertently or deliberately. Yours sounds incomplete.— James Louis Ndirangu (@ndirangu_l) May 3, 2018

Such mockery of what true forgiveness is. Better to remain silent.— Gilda Odera (@godera) May 3, 2018

President Uhuru’s speech focused on steps he had taken and the progress achieved in the furtherance of national values; progress made in fulfilling Kenya’s international obligation and the state of the nation’s security.

Uhuru outlined his administration’s plan for implementing campaign pledges and measures geared towards achieving his Big Four agenda.

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