Religious leaders in the country have urged Kenyans to make informed choices during the August 9 polls by diligently assessing and vetting candidates contesting for different seats.
Speaking in Nairobi on Thursday, the Dialogue Reference Group, comprising of Muslims, Christian and Hindu religious leaders want Kenyans to be wary of leaders who incite them to engage in violence during the electioneering period
Mombasa Catholic Archbishop Martin Kivuva said Kenyans must not allow themselves to be used by people who only want to be used by people who only want to be elected to enrich themselves with public resources
The leaders asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to remain neutral in the upcoming polls.
They further asked all state officers to desist from engagement in political activities as per the constitution
Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) Deputy Secretary General Hassan Ole Naado asked all aspirants to accept the results announced by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) after the August polls.