Muslims call for peaceful elections
29 October 2012, 16:36
The Muslim community has called on Kenyans across the country to embrace peace and harmonious co-existence ahead of the forth coming general elections.
Addressing journalists on Monday morning, Nakuru Kadhi Twalib Muhammad said that Kenyans should learn from the outcomes of the 2007 post poll skirmishes and embrace each other in order to have meaningful development.
He added that one way of realizing peace in the country is by electing leaders of integrity.
“If we want to have a peaceful country of people living in harmony, Kenyans must elect leaders of good integrity in the coming elections” said Twalib.
He called on kenyans to vet all aspirants before voting for their preferred candidates.
Nakuru Mayor Muhammed Surraw who also attended the press briefing called on Kenyans to shun violence and leaders who might incite them to disrupt peace during the campaign periods.
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