Comedian Eric Omondi joined other Kenyans on Thursday evening to push for #OkoaMzeeOjwang hashtag, a message spread across social media by Kenyans on Twitter who felt touched by Mzee Ojwang’s current life status.
Mzee Ojwang’ is alleged to have been dismissed from duty because of his old age and because of the little income he had saved, he has been unable to take care of himself and to make matters worse he has now developed an eye problem which needs a surgery.
Eric Omondi who is famed for his art of comic was touched by the life of someone whom he has grown looking up to and decided to take the matter above by noting down a heart felt letter to the President to come and rescue Mzee Ojwang’ from his predicament.
Eric Omondi felt that the President needs to take the step to aid the renown Actor who has made Kenyans laugh for more than 40 years in the famed programme Vitimbi.
He stated :