Netizens Rally Behind Woman Trolled by Businessman on Facebook, Pledge to Support Her

Netizens Rally Behind Woman Trolled by Businessman on Facebook, Pledge to Support Her

  • A would-be harmless marketing post by Embu businessman Dolly Patron went South when entrepreneur Gibson Murage Gitonga trolled her
  • Dolly had requested Gitonga to buy her non-stick pots, only for him to start an unwarranted altercation
  • In an unexpected twist of fate, social media users rallied behind the young woman and offered to buy her merchandise

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In a heartening display of solidarity, social media users have come together to support a woman after a Facebook user trolled her.

Dolly Patron trolled by Gibson Murange
A lady was surprised when a harmless marketing comment was received negatively. Photos: Dolly Patron/Gibson Murage.
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The lady, identified as Dolly Patron, had contacted Gibson Murage Gitonga and requested that he purchase some of her non-stick pans as gifts for his wife.

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However, instead of politely declining, Gitonga responded with derogatory remarks towards the businesswoman.

The incident shared by lawyer Wahome Thuku quickly went viral, with many condemning Gitonga's behaviour and expressing support for Dolly.

"Given your public status now, it's very important to get the message first before typing a response," the lawyer advised.

Netizens rally behind the entrepreneur, pledging to support her business and urging others to do the same.

Social media reactions

Social media users took to the comment section and shared their piece.

Kamau Isaac said:

"I can buy a set of non-stick sufurias for one of your followers to teach the furniture guy what we mean."

Chris Muhatia reacted:

"This man's response was so low! Considering the lady commented very positively, the lady didn't deserve such a reply."

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Stanley Hope Kivuva commented:

"All things work together for good. Her business will grow significantly out of this. Whatever murage meant for evil will work for her good."

Mejjah Wakoz added:

"Dolly Patron, sell your sufurias here for people to buy and follow your page for more orders. Turn the negativity into something useful."

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