Former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka found himself the talk of social media three years ago.
This is after he invited youth leaders from Ukambani to his office to discuss about youth leadership in Kenya.
At lunch time to their contrary to their buffet expectation the former vice president ordered plain chips for them.
That’s not all what surprised them more was the fact that he even bargained to 65 shillings.
A facebook post from one of the attendees identified as Ashley Mutheu went viral on social media.
The lady described Kalonzo as being extremely stingy for buying them plain chips.
The photo sparked an online debate with opinion divided as to whether the opposition leader was mean or was just too broke to buy the students a decent meal.
“Kalonzo Musyoka is very stingy. Yesterday he called us in his office to discuss youth leadership and instead ordered for us chips worth Sh 70 and even bargained up to Sh 65. Aki hii ni matharau.”
The post read. However some days later his aide Denis Kavisu defended him citing that the Wiper leader was keenly identifying himself with what the youths like.
He also observed that Kalonzo was brought up in abject poverty and knew how it feels to sleep hungry.
Apparently this was not the first time Kalonzo had been accused of stinginess as was the case during fidel odinga’s burial where he was said to have contributed sh.25,000.
However in his twitter account he later clarified that he had contributed sh.200,000.