Church leaders plead with CORD to call off Saba Saba rally
04 July 2014, 16:18
Kisii - Church leaders from Kisii County have called on CORD to stop dividing the country along ethnic lines through political rallies.
Led by Pastor George Simi, the leaders said calls for mass action is a threat to the peace of the country.
“As a church, we are not siding with any political party but calling all political leaders to be careful with their political undertones which may be a threat to peace of a country,” said Simi.
Pastor George Simi accused some political leaders of holding the country
at ransom in the pursuit of their own political goals.
The leaders pleaded with political leaders to find amicable ways of
dealing with the political quagmire that is facing the country and avoid plunging the nation into anarchy.
Simi at the same time called on Kenyans to continue praying for peace
before, during and after the Saba Saba rally scheduled for Monday.
This comes even as Christian faithfuls plan to have interdenominational prayers at
the same venue on Saturday. So far, various churches have called for prayers and fasting ahead of the rally for fear of
CORD have already secured Uhuru Park for the Saba Saba rally and ruled out chances of talks with the Jubilee side saying that time for dialogue is over.
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