Film board chair rewards heroic KBC reporter

KBC Reporter Victor Munyakane carries a disabled man to safety after bees struck PHOTO COURTESY

Nairobi,KENYA:Kenyan Film Classification board (KFCB) Chief Executive Officer, Ezekiel Mutua, has rewarded Victor Muyakane, a KCB Journalist, who surprised and touched the hearts of many Kenyans after saving a disabled guy from being attacked by  bees.

Mutua says he was impressed by the brave action of the journalist and  found it wise to reward him with a  sum of sh 10,000, as an  appreciation of portraying his heroism act on Wednesday at the Supreme Court.

The chair wrote on his Facebook page “This man Victor Muyakane, a reporter with KBC, risked his life to save a disabled guy from the swam of bees at SCOK yesterday. He is a hero and his acts of kindness and bravery represent the best of human virtues. I celebrate him. I personally donate Ten Thousand Kenya Shillings to him as a token of appreciation for this spontaneous show of love to humanity. Whoever knows him kindly inbox me his number. I want to call him personally to celebrate him!” Mutua wrote.

The journalist risked being stung by the bees as other people were fleeing the scene saving the disabled man on a wheel chair who was later evacuated and taken to hospital by the St John’s Ambulance attendants.

Police, protesters and journalists, were forced to flee the Supreme Court after they were attacked by a swarm of bees during  a  presidential poll petition ruling.