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Kenya

Meet Martin Kamotho, the ‘githeri man’ who broke the internet

— Thee Trend Setter ™ (@xtiandela) August 10, 2017

 

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For a few hours, nobody could put a name to the famous picture and it seemed that Mr Kamotho would remain anonymous.

Even local companies challenged Kenyans on social media to find the githeri man for a prize.

After the interview, Mr Kamotho was whisked away from the preying media and curious public and quickly shoved into the back left of a waiting Toyota Mark X.

It was unclear where he was headed to, with rumour that he would soon be meeting the head of state. Later that afternoon, Mr Kamotho was interviewed live on a local television station.

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