'DP Ruto ICC prayer rally against wishes of Maasai community'
16 October 2015, 09:35
Narok - A resident of Narok County has said that he would move to court to stop the planned prayer rally for Deputy President William Ruto and former Kass fm presenter Joshua arap Sang saying it is against the wishes of the Maasai community.
In a press release to media houses, Lemayian ole Kereto said the people of Narok County believe that the innocence of Ruto and Sang should be proved at ICC.
“I believe that God cannot be mocked in any way. I advise the planner of this rally to respect God and hold prayers that respect all faiths in Kenya,” said Kereto, who said he is representing all the youths of the County.
He added that they are totally opposing the tribal sentiments being spewed by leaders in similar prayer rallies across the country.
“I want the peaceful co-existence in Narok to continue without any tribal hate,” said Kereto.
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However, in a quick rejoinder, Narok Deputy Governor Evalyn Aruasa the meeting slated for Sunday at Suswa grounds will go on as planned.
Aruasa said that the court cannot limit freedom of worship as it is enshrined in the constitution.
“The constitution is clear about the freedom of worship and we cannot postpone our prayers to God,” said Aruasa.
Narok East MP, Ken Kiloku said they are expecting more than 150 governors, senators and MPs from across the country.
The prayers started at Kaptororo shrine in Kuresoi, Nakuru before heading to Mt Elgon, Ruiru, Baringo and Meru County.
She said the programme begins at 9.00 am and would mainly be a Christian affair.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!
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