Atwoli condemns acts of political intolerance in the country
25 September 2014, 14:34
Nairobi - The Central Organization of Trade Unions(Cotu) Secretary General, Francis Atwoli has condemned the recent acts of political violence witnessed in some parts of the country in the recent past.
Atwoli said the violence should send a message to Kenyan leaders.
“The era of using violence to advance an agenda is long gone,” he said in a statement.
He instead urged leaders to embark on development projects that will create employment for the youth instead of misusing them.
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“We should engage in development instead and create more avenues for youth to get employment and become empowered,” he said.
On Monday, chaos broke out in Nandi County between the supporters and the opposers of the referendum.
Several people were also injured in chaos that broke out in Makueni County.
Several people were also injured when chaos broke out in Makueni County Assembly on Tuesday.
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Shots were fired when protesters stormed a meeting that was aimed at impeaching Governor Kivutha Kibwana, disrupting it.
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