'Githeri Man', bloggers set for Head of State Commendation

Presidential awards list causes uproar among Kenyans, overshadows Jamhuri Day celebration

What you need to know:

  • Other people in the list include ministers, academicians, athletes, businesspeople and artistes among others.

  • Apart from criticising the list, some online commentators felt deserving Kenyans were left out.

Kamotho Martin aka ‘Githeri Man’, Dennis Itumbi, Robert Alai and Jubilee blogger Pauline Njoroge are among 59 Kenyans set to receive Head of State Commendation during this year’s Jamuhuri Day celebrations.

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