President William Ruto has called on the opposition to stand together with the government in condemning violence in the country
While speaking on Sunday, August 6 at the Sagana State Lodge during the interdenominational thanksgiving service, the President said that violence is against the rule of law, and it should be a common goal for all leader notwithstanding which side they support.
“Kenyan leaders irrespective of what side we belong to, we must stand together to say no against violence, anarchy and destruction of property, because violence undermines democracy.” Ruto said.
“Even our brothers who are in opposition must be unequivocal on matters of violence, there is no opposition or government on matters violence.” The Head of State added.
Furthermore, the president assured Kenyans that there will be peace in the country to spearhead developments.
President Ruto noted that the country will get into a position where it stops borrowing but instead lend money to other countries.
Moreover, he added that Kenya will not be importing cement, furniture, metal, and fish.
“The plan is to have these items locally produced, to create employment for young people, as well as fight poverty.” President Ruto stated.
He also condemned brokers in the tea, coffee, and milk sectors who are dragging the sectors behind saying they will be eliminated to help farmers reap big from the efforts.
Furthermore, President Ruto said lowering the prices of fertilizer was as a result of the lessons he learnt from the late President Mwai Kibaki while serving as Minister of Agriculture in his tenure.
President Ruto Leader of Mt. Kenya Region
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua while speaking at the interdenominational Prayers in Sagana assured the President that he is now the confirmed leader of Mt Kenya region.
“I want announce that President Ruto is now the confirmed leader of the Mt Kenya region.” DP Gachagua said.
Moreover, the Deputy President fulfilled his promise to Nyeri people giving them rice and meat to eat as part of the celebrations in the region.
Nyeri residents feasted on meat stew and rice just before the Interdenominational prayers service began.
The residents were elated at their leader for keeping a promise and they remain assured that he will bring developments home to the people of Mt Kenya region.
Governor Waiguru’s Flight Scare
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru shared her near experience while on a flight.
Speaking during the interdenominational Thanksgiving Service at the Sagana State Lodge, Waiguru shared how the pilot had informed them about encountering unexpected turbulence mid-air, which naturally caused her to question her safe return home.
The Chairperson of the Council of Governors, while not disclosing the specifics of her trip to the US or the exact timing of the incident, revealed that the turbulence progressively intensified, causing her great fear for her safety.
She reveals how she resorted to prayer to ease her anxiety, seeking solace God.
As, such, the governor encouraged President William Ruto to use her experience as a motivation to take on the challenges he is facing head-on.
“We have gotten the message from the bishop, and we have been told that we will get to the other side. All we need to have been faith,” the governor said.