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Kenyans angrily react to President Kenyatta 'ignoring' Eliud Kipchoge

McOnyango Otieno
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Eliud Kipchoge receives an award during the IAAF awards a week ago. [Photo/IAAF]

President Uhuru Kenyatta has come under attack form Kenyans on social media after he failed to award Eliud Kiphoge during the Jamhuri Day celebrations. 

Many expected Kipchoge's name to be among those to be awarded by during the ceremony but were surprised by the omission. 

Kipchoge has had a wonderful year overall, having won different races as well as setting a new World Marathon record. 

He was recently recognized as the IAAF Male Athlete of the Year, further cementing his name as the greatest marathoner to ever walk on this world. 

Here are comments from many Kenyans. 

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