Twitter has unverified Amerix, real name Eric Amunga.
As at 7:00 am Wednesday 14th July 2021, Amerix’s Twitter account which had the blue badge, to show that his account is an important one among man, lacked the badge.
Amerix is a Bungoma-based medical specialist and masculinity coach who has taken the social media world by storm with his extraordinary approach to contentious life issues. He is known for the popular #MasculinitySaturday hashtag on Twitter where he speaks on relationship issues and his advice to men.
His posts have rubbed rabid feminists the wrong way even though most of his male and sometimes female followers share testimonies of the change to their lives.
It is not clear why he lost his verification.
However, as Kenyans on Twitter (KoT) history shows, a clique of a few people labelled Twitter A have a tendency of reporting accounts that don’t abide by them or their rules.
It is a habit borne out of greed and malevolence, a culture of pulling others down.
In 2018, the same group of low-lives reported a verified account belonging to Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi, after he posted a video condemning prostitution.
In 2019, mental health champion Bravin Yuri also faced problems with his Twitter account getting in and out of suspension.
Many others such as brash political commentator, Rein Asamo, the people defender Wanjiku Revolt among others have had their accounts suspended in the same manner.
Censorship is a tool of suppression and works for the advancement of the interests of a few