Maintain peace and come out in large numbers to vote,Uhuru urges Kenyans

Maintain peace and come out in large numbers to vote,Uhuru urges Kenyans

BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,25TH OCT 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to all Kenyans to   come out in large numbers and   vote on Thursday. Addressing the nation from state house Nairobi ,Uhuru says all those who will vote and those who will not take part will be protected under law. The head of state also calling upon Kenyans to go home and wait for results  announcement after casting their ballot.

On the democratic gains made since independence the head of state  has urged  Kenyans  to endeavor to protect this right even as  they go about voting  ’’it is our duty to protect and exercise this right after you vote please go home to your neighbor and remember that despite their origin they are your brother and sisters ,let us all maintain peace as we exercise our right to choose’’. he said.

The president was category however that  the government will not allow anybody to disrupt the  process and infringe on the right of those who want to vote. ‘’I will not let anybody disrupt peace’’,law will apply equally to all regardless of political or  social status.

The president has thanked the police and entire law enforcement sectors as well as IEBC for putting the country a head and perming their duties to the best of their ability despite challenges. He has vowed to protect and support them for them to continue   perming their duties for the sake of the country.

INVESTORS CONFIDENCE

The president has acknowledged that since the nullification of presidential results of August 8 polls the country’s economy has been on a down turn momentum   with  most businesses having been affected. He has however expressed   confidence that   Kenyans were hardworking people and that they will bounce back.

Uhuru has urged  investors  and international partners to have confidence once again in the country’s political leadership especially  after the repeat elections.’’ I reaffirm international partners that we will get through this and you can be sure that your  interest in Kenya are guarded’’ Uhuru said.

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