Mutahi Ngunyi rewards musician who added music to Kagwe’s ‘gerrit’ sentiments
By Vincent Kejitan | May 30th 2020
On Thursday this week, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe stated that
any Kenyan can contract the Coronavirus and warned against a casual approach adopted
by a section of the population.
However, the manner in which he put it was somewhat humorous
and netizens quickly jumped on it, creating all sorts of hilarious memes and
“You can gerrit, I can gerrit, anybody gerrit,” he said.
As a result, political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi challenged creative minds to play around with the quote by adding music and he promised a Sh10,000 reward.
“Can SOMEONE add some MUSIC to this? My Fren Murkomen and I
will give an AWARD of 10K to the BEST rendition.
“It will be our SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY contribution to the
CORONA fight! Post your phone NUMBER!,” he wrote.
Kenyans online did not hesitate to showcase their creativity
and based on votes online, pianist Victor Kimetto was declared the winner.
Ngunyi, in conjunction with Senator Kipchumba Murkomen
promised to send the money to Kimetto via mobile money transfer.
“The winner of 10K rendition of GERRIT by Mutahi Kagwe is Mr
“My FREN @kipmurkomen and I will send the money by mpesa for post-curfew drinks. Send your number through private message,” he remarked.
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