West Pokot Governor Prof John Lonyangapuo has cautioned youth in the county against misuse of socila media.
Speaking at the county headquarters, Governor Lonyangapuo said a number of youth are being used by politicians to spread propaganda through social media.
“The season of being used by political leaders to abuse others is over. We can’t allow our youth to be used to spread animosity,”said Lonyangapuo.
Lonyangapuo said it was ironical that those inciting you to write nonsense on social media are politicians who dropped out of school.
The County Boss said attacks and counter attacks on social media was causing unnecessary tension in the region.
He also cautioned a section of his supporters, who he claimed are part of those propagating hate speech.
“I have warned my supporters and I want to tell those who have been insulting other leaders to seek forgiveness and shun use of social media to spread propaganda,”he added.