Another hate speech from Babu Owino

By NJ September 25, 2017 18:22

Angry residents and jubilee supporters have taken to the streets today following yesterdays’s political utterances by Embakasi East MP Babu Owino. The crowd of rowdy youths termed the legislators remarks at a political rally in WestLands as blatant insults to the President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Jubilee Government and demand for his immediate arrest and prosecution for hate speech.

On Sunday, Babu Owino, caused a commotion in rally when he talked of removing an un-named leader the way Muammar Gadaffi of Libya, Yahya Jameh of The Gambia and Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast had been kicked out of power.

His statement elicited different mixed reactions from Kenyans on social media who vented their sentiments of criticism to the leader while others subscribed to his school of thought.
Babu Owino’s response to his allegations of casting a fresh hate speech via his social media facebook account were; “I will not apologize to anyone because I called nobody’s name dur-ing my yesterday’s address. We have so many presidents in Kenya, from the President of so-nu to all presidents of students’ union in Kenya, President of the Supreme Court, President of Youth senate and many more. However, I will stick to objective politics and will never abuse anybody. Let my brothers and sisters from the kikuyu nation know that I did not abuse their president. One Kenya one nation. Lastly in law calling someone a mtoto wa umbwa(a puppy) is not an abuse. God bless Kenya. Babu Owino.”

This is not the first or second time Babu Owino has found himself in a tough row over allegation of hate speech. He is still under investigation from National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) for similar charges.

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By NJ September 25, 2017 18:22

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