The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Kabogo Urges Faithful to Pray for Peaceful Election

Kiambu county governor hopeful William Kabogo has asked Christians to pray for peace during and after next month's General Election. The MP said the county can not afford a repeat of the bloodshed witnessed during the 2008 polls.

Speaking yesterday at Kimunyu PCEA church Gatundu South, the former Juja MP also asked Christians to elect God fearing leaders who are ready to sacrifice their service for the country.

He hailed Kiambu voters for endorsing him to contest the county governorship on a TNA ticket and pledged to help the region end perennial water problems and improve basic facilities.

He said if he elected, his top priority will be to ensure the county sets up a university to cater for children from poor families study free of change.

Kabogo accused at Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Wetangula of vendetta for his recent attack on TNA Presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta over parcels of land owned by the family of the founding president.

He claimed Cord leaders have no agenda and cannot be trusted with the country's leadership the since their utterances indicate they cannot unite the nation. He asked Kiambu residents to vote for Uhuru in large numbers to ensure he becomes Kenya's fourth president.

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