11 February 2013

Kenya: Ojiambo Backs U.S. Position On ICC

BUSIA County women representative, Dr. Julia Ojiambo has termed 'misplaced' head of Public Service Francis Kimemia's criticims over US secretary of state Johny Carson remarks.

Speaking in Malaba at the weekend during a campaign rally, Dr. Ojiambo said Kimemia's assertions had no basis.

The US President last Tuesday urged Kenyans to reject violence in the March 4 polls and accept people's verdict on the elected president of instead of resorting to violence.

Ojiambo defended Carson's remarks saying he was only expressing the stand of the American government on Kenya's elections.

The veteran politician is contesting for the seat with Florence Mutua of ODMN, Cynthia Mutere (Ford Kenya) and Hellen Mukanda (UDF) and Alice Adeda of FPK

Ojiambo warned Kenyans against voting for ICC suspects terming it suicidal for the country.

Copyright © 2013 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.