Kenya Kwanza presidential flag bearer William Ruto has asked all Kenyans from both sides of the political divide to show up and vote in next Tuesday’s polls.
The deputy president while speaking during a prayer session at his Karen Home, stated that this will ensure they elect leaders of their choice.
“If you do not show up to vote, you should not complain when the wrong people are chosen,” he said.
According to Ruto, electorates who will not vote will be letting God down by not going to do that which induced to make the right choices.
Moreover, the deputy president told Kenyans present during the service that the punishment given to people who do not vote is to allow them be led by fools.
Furthermore, he stated that the August 9, election is more of spiritual battle than a political contest.
“We are not ashamed of our God. We will stand firm and we will take whatever consequences. We will be happy to take whatever consequences when we have taken a position on the side of our faith,” he said.
In addition, DP Ruto urged Kenyans to be peaceful ahead of the polls which is a few days away.
“I want to ask Kenyans from all walks of life from the both sides of the political divide to be peaceful so that we can work together and know that after the election God’s will shall prevail and we will much forward as one United Nation,” he stated.
Nonetheless, William Ruto who is considered a front runner in the coming elections will face-off his main competitor Raila Odinga.
Other contenders for the country’s top seat include, George Wajackoya of Roots Party and David Mwaure of the Agano party.
Additionally, both leading presidential candidates have promised Kenyans that they will accept the election results.
Moreover, Raila Odinga of Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance has earlier stated that his camp will accept poll outcome and congratulate the winner if they lose fairly.
Likewise, DP Ruto reported that he would willingly cooperate with his rival if Odinga were to win.