Hilarious Tweets After Monkey Causes Countrywide Blackout
Kenyans on social media went into a frenzy after power generating company KenGen stated that the Tuesday blackout experienced countrywide was caused by a monkey.
“At 1129 hours this morning, a monkey climbed on the roof of Gitaru Power Station and dropped onto a transformer tripping it,” read the KenGen statement.
Electricity distributor Kenya Power was heavily criticised after the incident, despite the remarks being made by KenGen.
The public did not hesitate to create memes and jokes to mock Kenya Power over what they termed as inefficiency.
Some Kenyans also expressed their disbelief in how a monkey was able to paralyse numerous businesses in the country leading to loss of billions of Shillings.
The story was captured by international media houses which splashed sensational headlines. A headline by one of UK’s Mirror read: ‘Monkey Knocks out Kenya’s entire power grid after falling onto transformer at electricity plant’.
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