ATWOLI: Protect Kenyans from religious conmen

When challenged by actual doctors and other health workers on Twitter as to the veracity of their purported status as “respected senior professionals” (they are not) and their patently ridiculous claims, they tried to intimidate their interlocutors with biblical quotes and appeals to their deity.

~ Daily Nation

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