Shame lead­ers who preach eth­nic ha­tred, re­ject them at the bal­lot, Mu­davadi urges

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics -

Amani leader Musalia Mu­davadi has urged Kenyans to re­ject lead­ers who di­vide them along tribal lines. He said lead­ers who sow eth­nic an­i­mos­ity do not de­serve to be elected be­cause they want to take the coun­try back­ward. Mu­davadi said such self­ish lead­ers un­der­mine de­vel­op­ment. He spoke dur­ing the burial of Stephen Pertet in Ololu­lung’a in Narok South con­stituency. Pertet is the fa­ther in-law of for­mer Lu­gari MP Cyrus Jirongo. Those present in­cluded Vi­higa Sen­a­tor Ge­orge Khaniri, Oljoro­rok MP John Waiganjo, for­mer Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Ken­neth Marende and Jirongo. Mu­davadi said every leader has a duty to unite all Kenyans, re­gard­less of their tribes or races, so the na­tion can move for­ward in har­mony. “Some lead­ers went un­der­ground af­ter win­ning elec­tions. They are get­ting out of their hide­outs to seek votes from peo­ple they had aban­doned. I urge vot­ers to shame them at the 2017 elec­tions” he said.

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