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Catholic bishops urge peace after announcement of presidential results

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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,12TH AUG 2017-The catholic bishops  have urged president elect Uhuru Kenyatta to move in with speed and embark  on healing the nation which is greatly divided following the just concluded elections. In their statement  read to the press on behalf of Kenya conference of catholic bishops KCCB  vice chair  bishop John Obala Owaa  on  Saturday  12th August ,the bishops also urged the government to ensure that no Kenyan will be discriminated along political or tribal basis considering  how they voted in the just concluded poll.

The bishops further urged the police to provide security to every kenyan wherever they are as well as their property .expressing their  regrets following the news that some people had died as a result of announcement of presidential results on Friday night .”we have received disturbing news of lose of life as a result of the elections in some parts of the country no body should die as a result of an election” said bishop Obala.

The catholic bishops have also urged  all those who have been aggrieved as a result of the elections  to use the established legal means to have their grievances addressed.Urging Kenyan to move on with their normal lives,the bishops have said  Kenyans must leave the concerned institutions to handle any issue related to the elections.They also urged politicians to  stay clear of  any inciting words that may divide the country further at this moment.



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