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Uhuru: Odinga's statements incite strife

18 February 2013, 14:02Alloys Musyoka

Jubilee Alliance pitched their presidential campaigns at the coast province in vote hunting mission over the weekend where they promised to solve the historical land injustices in the region as well as giving free loans to youths and women.

They cautioned CORD presidential candidate against issuing statements which can cause strife during the election period.

Addressing Kenyans at Malindi municipal stadium on Saturday, Jubilee presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta urged Odinga to prepare to either win or lose and stop claiming there were people planning to rig the elections.

He said the premier issued such statements before the disputed 2007 such statements election which caused violence in the country noting that there is need for all presidential candidates to trust that IEBC will conduct free and fair elections.

"We don't want any single element to take us back. Let’s be sincere and ready to accept the results," he said.

He urged the CORD presidential candidate to respect the will of Kenyans who are the voters by accepting defeat, and stop looking for a scapegoat.

Kenyatta said Jubilee Alliance is ready to accept whichever the results whether they win or they lose for the sake of a peaceful country after elections.

He said peace is their motto as they conduct campaigns, criticizing opponents for persistently trading on insults and hatred statements.

Kenyatta further observed that their alliance is not based on hatred, tribal, religious and racial ethnicity like the long serving governments which have not helped Kenyans.
 
Kenyatta said if the Jubilee government wins, they will take care of Odinga and make sure he is safe and comfortable like the retiring President Mwai Kibaki.

His running mate William Ruto pointed out that Jubilee was focused on solving the land question contrary to their rivals.

He also said the Jubilee government will invest in agriculture and make sure every single resource in the country is used for the sake of improving the economy of the country.

"They criticized us when we told them that we will run the government digitally and we have proved them wrong by demonstrating through Skype. The same issue of land will be addressed if we win," he told their supporters.

Mike Mbuvi alias Sonko echoed these statements saying it is time for youthful leadership to form the government for the sake of transformation which he said can be realized through Jubilee government.

He urged youths and Kenyans at large to come out in large number on 4th March to elect Uhuru Kenyatta as the president saying issues of employments to youths and women will be solved in the first 100 days.

Other politicians present at the rally were Mombasa aspiring senator on RC party Najib Balala, Kilifi county aspiring governor Francis Baya and Public health minister Beth Mugo among others.

 
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