Lupita Nyo’ng’o, an Oscar Award Kenyan actress, recently ridiculed the Tourism CS Najib Balala for stating that the Black Panther Movie star was unavailable for about five years. The CS made the remarks after netizens questioned a foreigner’s appointment to act as the ambassador for the Magical Kenya International.
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However, hours later, after Balala made the statement to defend the ministry’s decision to select a British supermodel Naomi Campbell for the position, Lupita respondent wittingly.
“I know everybody is asking why not lupita. Lupita has commitment and her managers cannot allow us to access her. We have spent the last five years looking for Lupita,” Balala stated.
In a rejoinder on her Twitter account, the Hollywood actress tagged her response to Balala’s message by telling him that she was available. #Imrightherebaby #alternativefacts, it was also accompanied with a picture of her laughing sarcastically.
Nonetheless, CS Balala faulted netizens for castigating the ministry for his failure to appointing a Kenyan to the post, claiming they choose people based on targeted markets.