Am still ready for dialogue, says President Kenyatta
13 September 2014, 17:38
Nyeri - President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he is still willing to hold talks with other leaders on issues affecting the country.
Uhuru expressed fears that the high political temperatures in the country could scare away investors.
“I have said and not once that am ready to hold talks any time, any day with others as we understand that there could be problems. It can not be acceptable that instead of solving the contentious issues affecting our country we add political heat,” said the President.
Speaking in Nyeri Kabiruini showground Uhuru appreciated that public needs improved living standards, infrastructure, accessible health care, enhanced security and creation of employment.
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“It will not be possible for public to realize their inspirations if we as leaders will not put atmosphere that encourages stability, unity and integration. Kenyans should not fall victims of circumstances following political differences.”
“I respect all leaders because they also have their supporters. We should talk and work together realizing that we were all elected by Kenyans to lead and bring development beneficial to all,” he added.
Uhuru however asked political leaders to lower down the political heat in the country that has been perpetrated by calls for a referendum led by the opposition leader, Raila Odinga.
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