Mixed reactions on DP Rigathi’s plea of Kenyans contributing a percentage of their salaries to the governor kitty.
Yesterday, during the launch of National steering committee on drought response, the second in command asked Kenyans to contribute a percentage of their salary to the drought response kitty.
He stated that the government will launch a paybill number for Kenyans to contribute in fight against famine
He also stated that The Kenya defence forces together with National police service, have promised to fore go a day’s salary and fuel the drought mitigation campaign.
However, Mixed reactions on DP Rigathi’s plea have sparked on the socials.
Joecool tweeted,”RIGATHI GACHAGUA is asking Kenyans to DONATE money for drought victims via paybill when his 12 billion shillings that were frozen have been given back to him? Let him donate one BILLION SHILLINGS first.”
Makau commented,” I fault DP Rigathi Gachagua on PAYBILL. Leave paybill to Red Cross, World Vision and others. Kenyans won’t give government PAYE, VAT and add paybill.“
“DP Gachagua is out of touch with the government. The govt has excess and also receiving food relief worldwide including the countries at war na bado anataka a piece of Kenyans salary,” a user by the name Dennis wrote.
Solomon expressed,”If Rigathi Gachagua or melodious Riggy G is asking kenyans to donate their salaries to the draught kitty then what is contingency funds meant for? These guys should eat what is there in gvt but extorting struggling kenyans is where they should draw the line,thieves from word go!”
Lloyd Onyango wrote,”Rigathi Gachagua is appealing to Kenyans to donate partly their salaries to a soon to be availed PAYBILL to mitigate drought efforts.
Same Government took 386 delegates to Egypt for COP-27 summit to joyride.
Same Government spends millions every weekend on thanksgiving ceremonies.”