County Commissioner warns politicians cautioned against early campaigns.
02 June 2016, 20:55
Bungoma - County Commissioner Joshua Chepchieng has warned politicians against conducting early campaigns as it creates tension.
Speaking at Kanduyi Stadium during this year's Madaraka day celebrations, Chepchieng said that IEBC is yet to release dates for the next year's general elections campaigns and those found in such activities will face the consequences.
"It too early for politicians crisscrossing the county selling their manifestos, you should wait until the due date, if you are found moving across the county stiff action will be taken against you," he said.
Governor Kenneth Lusaka hailed the opposition for visiting state house and hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
"That is the only way to go if we want to serve our people, we can't be maintaining a hard stand always, dialogue is the only best means to solve disputes," he said.
He noted that he had been vindicated after Senator Moses Wetang'ula visited state house on Tuesday because he has been publicly calling him names whenever he visited the house in the hill.
Lusaka also took the chance to call on the politicians to unite and speak in one voice instead of fighting each other.
"We are one and we must unite for the sake of our people, the public infighting is very bad for our image as a county, despite leaning on different political parties we should remain one," said Lusaka.
He said respect is paramount and each leader should work to unite the county.
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