Royal Media Services reporter Victor Kinuthia has been praised for his courage after taking up a new challenge.
Victor, who was on the ground to cover the arrest of Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro was heavily criticised for struggling to express himself in the Queen’s language.
He became the talk of town with trolls making fun of him and others even making mean comments about him.
But the strong man he is, he has responded to trolls.
I almost gave up when I found myself trending all over after yesterday’s 9 pm news. But after receiving calls and texts from my bosses, colleagues, friends, and fans I must say am encouraged. Boy child rising !! Tupatane sema na citizen,’ he wrote on Facebook.
Victor has captured the attention of BBC and he was invited for an interview.
Taking to social media he wrote,
After trending top tweets, BBC World Service radio in London gave me a call asking for an interview from me in regards to why am trending. My story of encouragement will be hitting the airwaves across the world in 2hrs time. Stay tuned n be blessed for the continued support.
Several media personalities among them Yvonne Okwara, Bernard Ndong, Joe Ageyo, Francis Gachuri, Cynthia Nyamai defended Victor Kinuthia.
I’ve done this for 21 years and I can tell you it’s no walk in the park. Victor found himself in a breaking news situation and gave his best – his first live report of that kind. He’s destined for greatness. Truly proud of him,’ Ageyo tweeted.