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Media Socialite Yvonne Okwara Trolls Mike Sonko



Media socialite Yvonne Okwara Trolled Mike Sonko over the CBD matatu ban, alleging that people with disabilities are suffering over the ban yet all Kenyans have been hit hard.

In a series of tweets, she ranted and condemned the ban despite the fact that the media house she works for was in the fore-front drumming up support for the bad move.

In one of the posts, she accused Kenyans of calling her a Githeri Journalist

Here are some of her rants

I will not be shamed here for asking questions on behalf of PWDs. I will not be labelled anti-Sonko or Tibim or a 'resister'. PWDs have been marginalised for far too long in this country by leaders from both sides of the divide! It is a historical injustice!
This is not about the work I do for media or anything else. I have experienced the plight of persons with disability in a very personal way for all my life. I speak boldly for them and with courage. The stigma here is the one we have faced all our lives, as a family!
And yes, I will ask the duty bearers, the ones to whom I pay my taxes, what they have done for persons with disability. It is not a right, or a favour, or a privilege!
So call me githeri-media, all the names you want. Remember, I'm first a defender of the rights of persons with disability first and everything else later! I will not be shamed by labels!!
Anytime a government whether county or national (Jubilee, ODM or God-knows which other party will be created in future) comes up with a policy, I will ask what's in it for persons with disability. It is my right to do so and my God-given calling.

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