A Kenyan artist has reportedly been pushed by harsh economic times orchestrated by the coronavirus pandemic to sell his kidney.
The artist known as Lan’g Katalan’g K’Lang stated that he is selling his kidney at the cost of Ksh. 25 Million to sustain himself and his family.
He further warned those who saw it as a mere joke to keep off as he serious and of sound mind in making his decision.
“Good morning Africa. Good morning Kenya. Good morning Nairobi. Am a 28 year old Kenyan youth in my sound mind. It is with regret that I announce the sale of my kidney at a marked price of Ksh. 25 Million to any lucky buyer out there,” he said.
“I must say the reason for sale is to sustain myself and loved ones during this tough economic time. If you are in need of a kidney, please reach out to me via my email langkatalang2015@#gmail.com to begin immediate transplant. No Jokers please” he further stated.
The artist’s sentiments drew a lot of mixed emotions from netizens. Some mocked him for trying to use a short cut to get rich while others stated that he was trying to use a short cut in order to get rich.
“Umeamua kupita short cut ya kuomoka” wrote Micah Snr.
“Bei ilishuka.sikuizi organ +labour(transplanting) ni 3.5 million,” wrote Oketch Jacob.
“Waah you can’t be serious…” wrote Talia Aisha.
“I hope sio Kiki ya ngoma next😅😅” wrote Festus Barry Baridi.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the entertainment industry, tourism and hospitality has been the most hard hit sectors as people have had to adhere to the stringent rules to curb the spread of the virus.
The recent lock down of five counties namely Nairobi, Nakuru, Machakos, Kajiado and Kiambu counties has continued to worsen the situation.