Did U know If a Kikuyu, Luo, Kalenjin, and Luhya were all to be employed on the same day at the same organization,
say Kenya Ports Authority, Mombasa and you visited them after 10 years, this is what you would find:
KIKUYU -Living in his own house in Mombasa; family living in Mombasa; happily settled at coast
-Has rental houses, matatu in Mombasa
-Owns a small car 1300cc EFI
-Meets a friend at a local cheap bar for nyama choma and one or two beers discussing business
LUO -Living in a big expensive rented house.
-Has a big car 4000cc petrol on loan.
-Family living in Mombasa
-No investments; Thinks of investing back home but fears being bewitched
-Leader of KPA Trade Union;
Always complaining, agitating for fairness/equitable distribution of resources
-Believes Kikuyu’s are thieves
-Meets ten friends in a pub with loud music with beautiful ladies each person has six beers waiting to be drunk and politicking.
KALENJIN -Family living in Kericho while he works in Mombasa; wishes there was a Port in Kericho so that he could be nearer home
-Has small car 1300cc which is in Kericho
-Has bought a small farm in Kericho
-Drinks beer/choma alone or with fellow clansmen and usually fewer discussions
LUHYA -Has 2 wives; one in Bungoma, the other in Mombasa
-Hopes to get a Luhya MD to give him a promotion to ease the burden of 2 families
-No investments. Beer/Choma, Lingala music, and sweet sixteen girls are his favorite.
I have grown older and stopped generalizing stuff. My most trusted supllier is an Okuyu. The very apartment I live in is owned by a Luo. And several of my Okuyu gfs rarely ask me for money. Stereotyping tuachie genwration ya wasee wajinga wenye wanavaa pampers na pantie na akili imejaa jiggers kama @BADASS We should know better. Change begins with uz