Kenyans react to Lupita Nyong’o’s statement on Boniface Mwangi’s documentary ‘Softie’

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Kenyans react to Lupita Nyong’o’s statement on Boniface Mwangi’s documentary ‘Softie’ (Photo/Courtesy)

Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has impressed Kenyans following her comment on Activist Boniface Mwangi’s documentary titled, Softie.

Taking to twitter, the actress said that the incredible story of Mwangi’s life journey to exposing the truth behind Kenya’s scary politics and corrupt system, has really moved her.

She mentioned that she was born to a political activist father, and if anyone believes in democracy, then she highly recommends they watch the film.

As the child of a political activist who witnessed their father being harassed and injured, who wondered when and if he would come home at night, the documentary @softiethefilm really moved me. It is the incredible story about the activist @bonifacemwangi & his journey to uncover the truth behind Kenya's disheartening politics and corrupt system. If you believe in governments for the people, by the people & of the people, this film is for you!” she wrote.

Upon seeing her tweet, here’s how Kenyans reacted;

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