Mark Masai trending after spar with Uhuru in State House interview


Mark Masai trending after spar with Uhuru in State House interviewNTV news anchor Mark Masai has been trending on social media  since the Friday night’s round table interview with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Mombasa.

His response to the president, that he was not in Japan and was not concerned about Japan’s debt but that of Kenya, has sparked excitement among netizens.

Masai had engaged the President on the country’s rising debt, when Uhuru bounced back the question asking him what Japan’s debt was.

President: Do you know what the debt of the Japanese government is?

Masai: I’m not really concerned about japan

President: Do you know what the Kenyan debt is?

Masai: As I said right now its something between 4.5 to 4.8 trillion

President: No no no as a percentage of the GDP, talk like an economist

Masai: 56 per cent of GDP

President: What is Japan’s debt?

Masai: I’m not in japan so I’m not interested in Japan but Kenya

President: Japan’s debt is over 100 per cent of the GDP.

The President defended Kenya’s rising debt,explaining that he is borrowing to fund development projects that will imrpove the economy and not for consumption.

Masai’s response to the President has led to a series of memes online

George Waweru@MkulimaMdogo

Uhuru Kenyatta: My friend what is Japan’s GDP?
Mark Masai… I’m i in Japan,? Is Japan We, Is Kenya Japan , Are we Japan ??

Am off to Mars

543 people are talking about this

Sedaula Mwangi®@MwangiSimon

Uhuru : what’s Kenyan debt?
Mark Masai: 56% of GDP
Uhuru: what’s Japan’s debt?
Mark Masai: Am not in Japan Sir

1,062 people are talking about this
JB Omukangala??@O_mukangala

Mark Masai kindly accept your accolade ??

See JB Omukangala??‘s other Tweets


President Uhuru Kenyatta trying to Pin Mark Masai down with Japan Tales

See #FreeUganda??‘s other Tweets

Uhunye: What is Kenya’s Debt? (Braggingly) my friend, speak like an economist..

Mark Masai: 56pc of the Gdp

Uhunye: what is Japan’s Debt?


Mark: Am not in Japan, so am not Concerned hehe….

See #BiggieSays™’s other Tweets

munyasa nambaka@MNambaka

Uhuru: Whats Japan’s GDP
Mark Masai : Am not in Japan sir

Source Daily Nation

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