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Winnie Odinga’s hilarious post on why names of Nairobi estates should be changed

By Vincent Kejitan | September 23rd 2019

From Shauri Moyo, Bahati, Mlango Kubwa, Umoja, Kasarani, Lavington, Kileleshwa et al, Nairobi estates have very unique names.

Winnie Odinga, daughter of ODM leader Raila Odinga, over the weekend suggested that some estates should consider changing their names.

Through her Twitter account, Winnie suggested that estates should do away with fancy names and adopt names that reflect the daily struggles of Kenyans.

“Nairobi estates should really start changing their names to reflect what they actually are. No more Skyview, BlueSky, Greenfields, Mountain View etc.

“It should be "traffic jam gardens" " Corruption money paradise" "Choke Smoke suites" "schoolbus itakuamsha 5 villas" na kadhalika,” she wrote.

The hilarious post drew a number of reactions and below we have sampled a few:

Pesa Kwa Vijana Imepotea Apartments

— Francis Oluoch (@Fooluoch) September 21, 2019

Hailie sellasie should have been Pastor Ngaga avenue by now.— Gitonga Kevin (@eightGB) September 21, 2019

Grabbed land apartments— Nelly Otieno (@nellyatis) September 21, 2019

Tibim Gardens.— Ian Ndichu (@ian_ndichu) September 21, 2019

Wamlambez Flats— Adipo Sidang' (@AdipoetryKE) September 21, 2019

Cheaters Estate - Roysambu

— Somina ???? (@IamChrist1ne) September 21, 2019

Cheaters Estate - Roysambu— Somina ???? (@IamChrist1ne) September 21, 2019

Kelele ya kanisa itakuchizisha apartments— GODMade. (@dreaMRippa) September 21, 2019

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