Lolani Kalu joins a long list of journalists who are living in abject poverty few years after losing their job. Lolani Kalu was retrenched from Nation Media Group.
Kenyans were unable to understand why a celebrated journalist could be living in such a sorry state. In explanation, Lolani Kalu said he was conned millions soon after his retrenchment. The duping seriously affected his financial stability.
He called onto Kenyans of goodwill to help him from his dire situation. He is also taking care of his sick mother.
Here are some reactions from Kenyans.
Some Kenyans were critical, some sympathetic and others outright mean.