Coronavirus rap song featuring Senator Sakaja and two sons goes viral
By Fay Ngina | March 29th 2020
County Senator Johnson Sakaja and his two sons on Saturday March 28 excited a
lot of Kenyans on Twitter after posting their coronavirus rap song.
In the 57
seconds rap video, which has since gone viral, the Senator encouraged Kenyans
to stay safe and comply with the government’s directives in a bid to avoid
further spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
putting on caps like most rappers, Sajaka is seen using his hands to make beats
by drumming on the table as the three kick off the song by introducing
themselves by name.
They start rapping and say, “we came plugged in like a
charger na kuna venye tunataka kutaja, cause corona has become larger than the
The song stated the importance of social distancing and washing
hands with soap and water; some of the directives given by the World Health
Organisation (WHO) in preventing the spread of the disease.
They also urged Kenyans to implement the 7pm to 5am curfew
put in place by the government.
On Saturday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced seven new
coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the total to 38.
“All the 7 cases are from Nairobi County…this now puts
Nairobi County as leading with 28 cases of those who have so far turned
positive; Kilifi has 6, Mombasa has 2, while Kajiado and Kwale have one each,”
took to the comments section and applauded the legislator and his two sons for
finding a creative and entertaining way to pass the message to citizens.
Kimemia: The best video I've ever seen by a Kenyan politician. Don't you
agree? Big up @SakajaJohnson.
This video is a breath of fresh air in these turbulent times. God bless you
& your loved ones.
Charles Gacheru: Well done Super Senator @SakajaJohnson for lifting our
spirits with such a lovely song. You have a future in music...
Muchori Mary: Best thing I've come across on my timeline in
a while, point taken home Sakaja
Mombasa Governor Joho: Bro...Hii imeweza #KomeshaCorona
Washington Muthomi: Thanks Sakaja for this. It lifted my
spirits in these quarantine and curfew moments.
Mary Thuo: Amazing! Amazing! The Message is loud and clear.
This is what am talking about. You are doings it just right. Because of the
kids others kids will get the message right. Very creative! A great mix, great
message at the right time.
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