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BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,8TH OCT 2017-The government has put in place necessary measures to ensure that every Kenyan was protected during and after the repeat poll slated for October 26.This is according to Deputy President William Ruto.
Speaking during a service at Jesus Celebration Centre (JCC) in Bamburi, Mombasa County, Mr Ruto said despite the ongoing heightened political temperatures, the country will not “perish”.
“It is very important to know that in the midst of what is going on in our country, God is still in charge. This country will not perish. God will not allow our country to perish,” he said.
Mr Ruto said the strong prayers by Kenyans will help avert threats of violence.
“We thank those who go on their knees for our nation. Continue to pray for our nation. Do not tire of doing that,” Mr Ruto said.
He said the government will do its job of protecting its citizens from harm.
“It is the responsibility of the government to protect the property of every Kenyan and we will protect your property,” he said.
On his side JCC ‘S Bishop Wilfred Lai, requested the government to tarmack a road leading to the church with deputy president pledging the road will be tarmacked as from next week.
“Under one year you will have a tarmac road here. We have done many roads in Mombasa and this will be one of them,” the DP said.
The bishop urged Kenyans to embrace peace.
“We will dwell as Kenyans and not be tribal in our country.
“We ask God to ensure that those those spreading malice do not prevail.”
Among those who accompanied DP Ruto is his wife Rachael, Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya, Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu, Gender Affairs Principal Secretary Mwanamaka Mabrouk among others.