BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,22ND AUG 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy president William Ruto on Tuesday 22nd led the nation in marking the 39th anniversary since the passing on of the founding president of Kenya mzee Jomo Kenyatta who died on 22nd August 1978.The president first laid wreath to the grave of mzee Jomo Kenyatta at parliament buildings Nairobi before heading to St.Stephen catholic church in Nairobi for holly mass.
Speaking during the mass president Kenyatta recalled the many gains the country has attained since the death of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.The president says the country has attained immense gains in political,economic and social milestones owing to the foundation laid by Jomo Knyatta and other liberation leaders.
He has urged Kenyans to unite and together guard the gains achieved so far since independent of Kenya and to keep alive the spirit and legacy of founding fathers of the nation.
President and his deputy also expressed confidence that they will emerge victorious even after the supreme court makes its ruling of the NASA petition challenging president Kenyatta’s re-elections.He says Kenya was important than any individual and urged Kenyans to remain peaceful even as the supreme court embarks on hearing the petition.
The court has 14 days since the filing of the petition to determine and make the ruling.If NASA Sails Through the country will go for another election.In the likelihood that the petition does not succeed the president elect Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn in for the second term of five years.