We are whom we vote into office


Voters queue to cast their votes at Muchatha Primary School polling centre during the Kiambaa Parliamentary by-election on July 15,2021.

Photo credit: Evans Habil | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • What is the responsibility of the ordinary man for the problems in our country?
  • How have we contributed? What is the trouble with the average Kenyan?

A man of knowledge — an avid reader who has sold me books for many years — called me yesterday with a somewhat unique request. He said that we have blamed leaders, the elite and other big people for the problems that our society confronts.


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