Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa has caused mixed reaction after posting photos of himself donned in torn school short as he walked barefoot.
MP Didmus Barasa who was opening six newly built classrooms at Daraja Mungu in Kimilili said that his message was of hope to enthusiastic learners.
‘The fact that you today you go to school on an empty stomach and bare feet should not kill your dream of becoming president one day.’
Kenyans on social media had mixed reactions from the photos with a section congratulating the Member of Parliament as others terming the attire a mockery to the community.
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Below are some of the comments;
“Doreen Simiyu So inspiring, that is where most of us started from, from tattered uniforms, barefoot but now into some important men and women, am really touched, may God bless you abundantly.”
“Martha Sirengo God bless you so much. When i saw this post, I almost shed tears. It reminded me of where I’ve come from and now I’ve forgotten the poor. May God touch my financial breakthrough so that I also help the poor. Good work Didmus Wekesa Barasa Ogw”
“Queen Pascaliah But why are you mocking the community? Don’t you think it’d be better just to put on decently than pretending to be them? Do you seep hungry as they do? Do you wear torn clothes? Are you homeless? This is bad show. M in being the poor is not good”