President Uhuru preaches peace at National Prayer Breakfast


Nairobi, KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to uphold peace as the country gears towards the August polls.

Speaking during the national breakfast prayer meeting at Safari Park Nairobi on Thursday ,Uhuru said that there is need to uphold peace during and after general elections no matter the outcome of the presidential results.

The president said that peace is key for the country’s future stability .

“I now commission you as ambassadors of peace and unity for the next fifty years of peace, unity and tranquility.”The president said.

His sentiments were echoed by National Assembly speaker Justin Muturi and deputy president William Ruto who reiterared that division will not be witnessed as the country gears to the general elections.

Senate speaker Ekwe Ethuro urged leaders to embrace peace and go as per the reality on the ground to see change sailing through in this electioneering period .

The president also assured Kenyans that the August polls will be free and fair.

The parliamentary prayer meeting is a function held annually.