Raila calls for sobriety, warns leaders spreading hate

first_imgODM party leader Raila Odinga has called on the police and other relevant authorities to reign on politicians preaching division and incitement.Speaking after a meeting with Maa community leaders from Kajiado, Raila made a strong appeal to Kenyans to stand for one united country and against those preaching war and issuing threats to fellow Kenyans.His remarks come in the wake of the arrest and subsequent arraignment in Court of Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ng’eno who is facing criminal charges of hate speech.Also Read  Relief for families as MOH revises Covid-19 burial protocols Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi is also on the National Cohesion and Integration Commission watch list after the MP made unsavory remarks towards President Uhuru Kenyatta and his family.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153 Sudi has been on the receiving end from a majority of elected leaders who have termed his remarks as retrogressive and uncalled for.Also Read  Govt moves to resolve land allocation dispute in East MauRaila said, “This Country deserves peace and unity now more than ever, beating drums of wars will not work.”He said that together with the President they have the interest of the marginalized communities like the Maa at heart especially in revenue allocation.“We have gone to war before because of politics no one should try to take this Country back to war because of politics.” He said.Also Read  Kalonzo applauds Senate for ending revenue stalemateRaila said he hopes that in the not so distant future, the Country will open up and pave way for wider political consultations ahead of 2022.He said they have agreed that there is need to move with speed to conclude th process of BBI.last_img

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