Governor Mutua calls for unity
23 February 2015, 11:25
Machakos - Machakos County Governor, Dr Alfred Mutua and Mombasa deputy Governor, Hazel Katana have called for unity amongst political leaders in the country.
Mutua told his critics off, saying nobody could stop him from delivering to the people of Machakos County even after his critics called for his resignation.
Mutua, who was accompanied by Ukambani Members of Parliament during the installation mass of arch-Bishop Martin Kivuva in Mombasa, told Members of Parliament to respect court rules in view of the court ruling on CDF kitty which which was declared illegal.
However, Katana said political wrangles in the country may threaten the country's security, calling for peace and coexistence amongst various communities.
“Let’s respect one another; lets also respect court decisions and live in peace,” Mutua insisted.
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The call comes in the wake of a looming crisis between the MPs and Governors over who should control the CDF kitty even after a court ruling declared CDF Act illegal.
Coast interfaith council chairman and Anglican Bishop, Kalu asked the government to ensure security is beefed up in the country saying insecurity was threatening development in the country.
"Unity is needed in the country. For the first time, we have witnessed unpleasing insecurity incidents threatening the security of our country. This should be worked on,” he said.
Cardinal John Njue said there was no need for political wrangles urging leaders to focus on uniting Kenyans.
“Let's not waste a lot of our time in confrontations; let our leaders uphold their dignity and unite Kenyans,” Njue reiterated.
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