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Singer bashed for ‘walking to save fare’ statement

She used to walk from Nairobi West to Nyayo!

Singer bashed for ‘walking to save fare’ statement

Kenyan singer Vivian is on the receiving end after her latest interview with a local television station.

Trouble started for singer when she stated in the interview that she used to walk to save fare while she was starting her music career.

The singer and songwriter famed for the song Chingi changa stated that she used to walk from Nairobi West to Nyayo to save fare.

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Social media users who are familiar with the distance between the two places then said that she was exaggerating her story, some saying that the distance between the two places was too short to use fare.

Some expressed their disappointments claiming that they have walked longer distances than she was talking about and it was not a big deal, while some likened other distances they had walked.

Here are their reactions;

@OmondiRampell Looks like the lady doesn't know what she's talking about. You don't save fare walking from Nairobi West to Nyayo; Nyayo Stadium and stage is within Nairobi West. Tell us something else

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@ngash009 I know how it feels. I used to walk from ngara to koja

@nicksonzachary I used to walk From KICC to NCC just to save fare. What kind of # is this?

@dantorish1Stop insults. Nyayo is in West..or which west is this Woman talking about?

@jedwaga kwani sisi Mungu wetu ni mgani jameni? I used to walk from Kayole to Town too and fro ... Hata walking from Nairobi West to Town is still a none issue!! Eeeeeeeeeiiii Kumbe tumeteseka hi Nairobi

@denohlangat1 Too cheap to tweet this @KTNKenya ,I've walked from Seasons kasarani up to upperhill and back looking for jobs coz I didn't have money.this amounts to insults to me.

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@jojherman Fyi Octopizzo back then used to walk from Kibra to sarakasi dome in Ngara to and fro to perform without pay

@GeddyGedy and it should end with, if you know you know. people are walking from kibera to inda and not bragging

@kayvenekev Thats a crawling distance baba,I've walked from kibra to rongai...yaani from nairobi county to kajiado county....

@muanwa091 I feel you girl. I used to walk from Wilson to T Mall to save fare too. Damn!! Our minds though?? I totally feel you.

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