On Friday afternoon, 26th of March 2021, Sate house Kenya posted that President Uhuru Kenyatta was mourning the death of former state house comptroller Abraham Kiptanui who died yesterday 25th march 2021.
Few minutes after the post started attracting attentions of social media users, the admin deleted it. Apparently, people had taken screenshots of the post.
Dennis Itumbi, one of DP William Ruto keyboard masters was the first one to term the post as fake news
“State House Kenya this is Fake News. How can The President mourn a man who is alive? Sasa State House wakianza Fake News…where are we headed to? Hustler Nation Intelligence Bureau (HNIB) confirms Abraham Kiptanui is alive..,” Said Itumbi.
“The state house post read, “President Uhuru Kenyatta has send a message of condolence to the family of former state house comptroller Abraham Kiptanui who died yesterday.
“In his message of comfort, the president described the late Kiptanui as hardworking Kenyan patriot who served the nation for manty years with great distinction.
“The head of state wished Mr. Kiptanui’s family God’s comfort as they mourn their departed kin.”
The deleted post has sprouted a lot of social media unrest with some saying that the State house was killing someone who is a live. More