Flamboyant city lawyer Donald Kipkorir now wants action to be taken against the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU), for what he calls abuse directed at him.
In a tweet Mr Kipkorir has asked the Director of Public Prosecution Keriako Tobiko and Halakhe Waqo of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to carry out investigations to find out the person responsible for abuse of office by using a government Twitter handle to abuse him.
“Keriako Tobiko @ODPP_KE , Halakhe Wako @EACCKenya & @NziokaWaita … Demanding you take action against the person who in violation of Chapter 6 Of our Constitution & Public Officer Ethics Act used @PSCU_Digital to abuse me: abuse of office, corruption & denigrating Public office,” he tweeted.
Mr Kipkorir’s tweet is in response to another tweet by the PSCU, which sarcastically referred to him as a ‘Slay Queen Lawyer”.
The blistering tweet by PSCU has since been deleted and the government digital department also gave an apology with an assurance of administrative action to be taken on their side.
It all started when Mr Kipkorir took to social media to rant about the invasion of small scale traders in Nairobi’s leafy suburb of Karen.
In his grievances directed at Nairobi governor Mike Sonko and his deputy Polycarp Igathe, Kipkorir wondered what kiosks, matatus and mitumba traders are doing in Karen.
And of course Kenyans on Twitter had something to say about Kipkorir’s latest demands.
@KendalHalima tweeted, “Which law says Public Servants are perfect and cannot make mistakes? I am a public servant and to err is as human as it is to breath.”
@kilbil762 said, “Hahaaaa saw it coming. Unfortunately on this one you have lost to the guy’s @PSCU_Digital they admitted the error and apologized. On this streets that is end of story. Amka mapema next time.”
@Mwangigan commented, “Hehe… Saw this coming, and rightly so.”
@Rash2030 said, “This is a repugnant statement meant to undermine & degrade an accomplished lawyer & a Kenyan tax payer. When we use an official Government mouth piece to set political scores, then this will have an irreversible impact on the image & moral standing of Office of the President.”