Kenyan political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi is counting losses after his house located in Runda reportedly went up in flames early Wednesday.
Via a tweet, Ngunyi says the house he’s owned for about three decades caught flames at around 1:45am.
He did not reveal the cause of the fire or if anyone in the house was hurt, only wondering why Digital strategist Dennis Itumbi had tweeted about the fire soon after it had started.
My FREN @OleItumbi MY house in Runda for 27 years WENT on FIRE at 1.45 am. You TOLD the Hustlers at 2.01 am. About 16 minutes LATER. That is after I talked about KIAMBAA violence of 2008 on 5th Estate. Here is a BETTER picture than the one you POSTED. Enjoy. pic.twitter.com/w95WiY34H0
— Mutahi Ngunyi (@MutahiNgunyi) July 14, 2021
Itumbi had tweeted notifying the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) about the fire, further telling Mr Ngunyi that “I can only pray that you suffer the least damage and be safe.”
The property is located at an upmarket suburb in Nairobi, and valued at tens of millions of shillings.
I note the attempt to tie in mischief, but I ignore. If you ever witness/suffer such tragedy, text real time if you can, I will TWEET before the 16th minute. Not withstanding what you have talked about hours before. BTW, it takes courage to market your channel, at such moments!
— Dennis Itumbi, HSC (@OleItumbi) July 14, 2021
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