Congratulations to all former Kenyan journalists, who have successfully transitioned to the world of politics. Journalism after all is about serving the public's interests and this ties in very well, after being elected or nominated to political office. Yes. Even a scribe can make a good senator.
Kenya's political sphere has for long been dotted by lawyers, economists, doctors, engineers, diplomats, civil servants or people from the business or private sector. But welcome change is now in the air.
And going by the online response sampled below, the nomination to the Senate of a particular former journalist was extra special.