Respect elected leaders, Kikuyu elders urge Kenyans

for Tv47 Digital October 02, 2021, 01:46 PM
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  • The elders took issue with the current political noise, saying its generating more heat than light.
  • They want all Kenyans to respect elected leaders at county and national level.

Kikuyu Council of Elders from Kiambu County have called on all Kenyans to respect President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and all other elected leaders.

The Council's chairmen drawn from the 12 sub-counties also say some leaders are not according fellow leaders the respect they deserve.

Speaking after a luncheon at Kiama Cultural Centre in Juja, the elders said the current county and national government leaders are working towards building new roads, hospitals and schools.

They said that all leaders in officers should be given room to concentrate on serving the people who elected them. The elders opined that the various development projects realized in the country are an outcome of peace.

"We urged all Kenyans to uphold peace and unity before, during and after the elections," said Njaramba Waweru.

Speaking of local Kiambu County politics, the elders said residents should not be subjected to early campaigns. "The electorate should be allowed to make their independent decisions when the right time comes next year."

Incumbent governor James Nyoro, Thika MP Patrick Wainaina and Senator Kimani Wamatangi are expected to be in the race for country top seat.

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