Bett calls on leaders to avoid careless utterances
28 September 2012, 14:24
Road Minister Franklin Bett has called on politicians to be careful in their utterances as the country gears toward the next general elections.
Speaking to the media at a Nakuru hotel yesterday, Honorable Bett said that Kenyans are not ready to experience what was witnessed in 20007/2008.
The Buret legislator condemn the utterances made by Embakasi MP Ferdinand Waititu and urged him not negate what he uttered as it was recorded.
“We do not want to witness what was seen in the year 2007 hence if the leaders are not careful in what they utter, they may expose the country to what affected Kenya in the year 2007”, said Bett.
He however the Maasai community for being calm regardless of the utterances made against their tribesmen.
At the same time, he called on those traversing the country seeking votes for presidential seats to maintain sanity in their speeches.
On Tana River conflict, he urged leaders to be in the forefront in sticking to the law and preaching peace and harmony amongst the communities.
He further called on parliament to add time to the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), so as to deal with such issues especially during the campaign period.
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