Eric Omondi now threatens to storm State House, wants President Ruto to take 50% pay cut
comedian Eric Omondi has defiantly stated that despite being
arrested and charged for unlawfully assembling outside Parliament on Tuesday,
he will now take his protests decrying the country's state of economy to State
Speaking to the press outside the Milimani Law Courts after being released on a Ksh.10,000 cash bail on
Wednesday, Omondi urged Kenyans to accompany him to State House even if
there is no guarantee that they will be granted an audience with President
William Ruto, whom he says is seemingly not privy to the hardships that Kenyans
are currently facing.
Speaker Moses Wetangula when we went to Parliament and chances are tunaeza
enda State House na tukose President but tutarudi tu," he said.
you are a Kenyan and are unemployed but you have a CV carry it with you.
If you have not paid your rent, get an official letter from the landlord and
come as well. If you are a parent na haujalipa fees go to your child's
head teacher and get a stamped letter. We are going to take these things to
added that he is willing to put his life on the line if it means that the
plight of Kenyans will take centre stage in the affairs of the country owing to
his planned protests.
is a fight worth fighting for. If need be it is a fight worth dying for, if
that is what it will take. If my life is the reason the voice of the voiceless
will be heard then so be it," said the self-proclaimed President of Comedy
noting that his protests are not politically motivated, Omondi challenged President
Ruto and his administration to take a 50 per cent pay cut for the next three
months and set aside the funds collected to address the country's economic
requesting the political class from the President down to the MCA to take a 50
per cent pay cut for the next three months; tushikane kama Wakenya, hii pesa
tuweke pamoja alafu tukae chini tujue tutapeleka wapi," said the jokester.
is not political, this is a request that will very soon turn into a revolution.
There is no one behind me apart from my legal advisor and my brother who has
come to bail me out."
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