Can a cheat be trusted with public business?

Marital scandals are pretty much all we hear these days. But, does private betrayal necessarily imply public dishonesty?  Society’s Martin Bishop set off to find out how people feel about the matter.
Gladys Mitana
Gladys Mitana

Marital scandals are pretty much all we hear these days. But, does private betrayal necessarily imply public dishonesty?  Society’s Martin Bishop set off to find out how people feel about the matter.

There are some offices that one just can’t mess with, for example if the person in question is a religious leader, sacking them would be the only solution.

Gladys Mitana, Actress

Yes, such people should pay the price. What an individual does in private is a display of who they really are. If someone is an unreliable, then it is best to know that before you trust them with something even more important.

Deogratius Kalimba, Dentist

If you are married, it means you made a life-time commitment to your spouse. A violation of this commitment indicates that you are capable of backing out of other commitments too. If caught, they should be stripped of that trust.

Mathilda Marie-Ange, Beautician

If a person cannot be trusted by their spouse, then why should the public trust them?

Dorothy Ndokora, MKU student

No, their private lives are nobody’s business, and revealing them to the public often hurts other innocent people in the process, like family.

Kenneth Nkotanyi, Salesman

Why do we want others to abide by a code that a lot of us can’t even begin to try?  What they do with their private lives should not concern us.

Janvier Ntambara, Mechanic

We ought to be willing to forgive, after all, everyone I know has flaws.

Faith Shami, NUR student

We are all human and sometimes fail to live up to our own standards. I believe if caught, people should be given another chance.

Shyaka Manase, MD RTR Limited

 

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