Sonko and Waititu caught in shameful act

The two are close allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta

The two governors, used paid adverts on the Daily Nation where they passed on separate congratulatory messages to Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto.

However, Kenyans with their characteristic eye for detail noticed that more than half of the words used in the words matched.

In what looked like a work of copy-and-paste plagiarism, the only variance in the two missives was the replacement of Kiambu and Nairobi.

It is not clear who had copied from the other, or if it was an innocent case of having the same exact words to pass on a common message.

Sonko and Waititu have joined the list of prominent public figures who have been caught up in acts of plagiarism.

Earlier in the year, prominent law scholar Prof PLO Lumumba was forced to apologise and agree to an out-of-court settlement after he was sued for plagiarism.

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