The patronising message shrouded in tycoons’ quest to protect Uhuru

Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

 ODM leader Raila Odinga addresses Mount Kenya Foundation members on September 28. Eric Ng’eno writes that the “tycoons took great pain to suggest strongly that Kenya’s destiny, for better or for worse, fundamentally lies in their hands”.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

This week, the tycoons came calling. In a highly billed jamboree beamed live on television, ‘the owners of capital’ profiled themselves as the true decision-makers who man those listless marionettes we call political leaders.


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