A section of church leaders in Embu have called for political tolerance and understanding ahead of the August 9 election.
Speaking at Moi Stadium Embu during peace prayers and installation service of Simba Manyuki of Around The Globe (ATG) Ministry, Francis Musili who is the founder of the ATG ministry called on politicians not to divide the country through their utterances.
He urged Kenyans to live in peace as brothers and sisters and not to be divided by politics because politics will always come and go.
“Let us purposely live in peace and harmony as brothers and sisters and let us not accept to be divided by politics because politics will always come and go,” he said.
The founder of ATG ministries rallied Embu residents not to accept what happened during the 2007 election that led to peace destabilization in Kenya.
Musili called on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to deliver free and fair election to avoid driving the country back to what was witnessed in 2007 where people were displaced and a bloodshed witnessed in Kenya due to election.
The clergy urged Kenyans to elect leaders of integrity who will steer the country to its economic and peace achievement.
He challenged the church in Kenya not to take political sides but to speak the truth and preach peace in the country.
Embu Party for Peace and Development (PPD) women representative aspirant Catherine Njiru called on all Kenyans to go to the election with an open mind and be accommodating, tolerant to everyone despite their political persuasin.
“As we go to the final days, it is my hope that all of us as Kenyans will be accommodating, tolerant to everyone despite their political persuasion and that we will go into it focused and open mindedly thinking that at the end of the day we are all Kenyans.