President Kenyatta addresses the nation in a past event/photo/PSCU.
BY UPESI NEWS TEAM,NAIROBI M12TH DEC 2016-UPresident Uhuru has warned international community to desist from Interfering with the country’s election process through funding of civil society organizations and even political movements as the country prepare for the general elections come next year. Speaking Monday when he led the country in marking the 53rd Jamuhuri day celebrations at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi the head of state expressed his displeasure with the culture that is rampant from foreign countries funding civil society organizations claiming to sensitize the public on how to vote in accountable leaders.President Kenyatta has advised such entities to seek directive from the independent Electrol commission adding that kenyans themselves know how to elect their preferred leaders.
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
The head of state did not once again shy away from speaking about the international criminal court and the way it has carried out its responsibility.President Kenyatta castigated the court for being impartial especially with the African leaders and allowing ots decisions to be influenced politically.He said the national assembly has voted twice to have kenya withdrawal from the court and the process will still go on until Kenya cuts links completely with the court.
Just two days after a terrible accident which occurred at Karai In Naivasha where 39 lives were lost the president blamed the ministry of transport and the Kenya highways Authority for erecting bumps on the roads without putting up warning signs to caution drivers.The head of state wished all those who were injured a quick recovery and also asked God to strengthen families whop lost their loved ones.President Kenyatta called upon drivers and indeed all Kenyans to be careful while in the roads during this festive season to prevent further lost of lives through accidents.
Speaking on the strides made since the introduction of devolved system of governance in the country President Kenyatta praised the achievements realized so far saying challenges are bound to be experienced when it comes to such system especially at the initial stage but urged kenyans not to give up hope due to challenges witnessed but unite and support him in ensuring devolution succeeds.
NYS among those who attended this years jamuhuri fete at Nyayo stadium
He has defended the jubilee administration and the efforts the government has continued to put in in making sure that the spirit of the forefathers are kept alive in developing the nation.He also defended the national youth service NYS program saying it had helped improve loves of kenyan youth through job creation.The program he says expended sh 5.4 billion of which 3.4 billion has been paid out as direct wages to recruits and the balance has gone towards savings President Kenyatta took the opportunity warn all those who took part in stealing the cash meant for the NYS programs saying no one will be spared.