28 January 2013
Kenya: No Votes for Violent Politicians - Clergy
By Reuben Githinji
Religious leaders in Embu have threatened to mobilise their adherents to vote out any candidate who will perpetrate violence during campaigns.
Speaking yesterday to the media after meeting with nominated aspirants in the region, the clergymen said they wanted Embu to remain peaceful during the polls and urged them to conduct issue based campaigns. Bishop Henry Kathii said the church has taken this stance after violence erupted following chaotic party primaries in the region.
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