“Mt Kenya” when used in a political context in Kenya usually refers to the communities living in the central region of Kenya, specifically the Kikuyu, Meru and Embu.
This came just hours after Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta addressed his central Kenya region supporters at Sagana State Lodge in Nyeri county, north of the capital Nairobi.
Here the president officially declared his support for opposition leader Raila Odinga’s presidential bid in the August 2022 general elections.
On 23 February, Kenyans.co.ke flagged the graphic as fake.
They wrote, in part: “This post did not emanate from our media house. It does not conform to the in-house branding rules and did not go through the multiple approval checks set in place to prevent misreporting. We, therefore, flag it as FAKE.”
There is no credible source for the quote and the legislator also took to Facebook to call a similar quote fake.
Note: The same quote was shared on social media with the false claim it had been published by the Nation Africa news site. It is equally fake.
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