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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,21ST MARCH,2020-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday was the host of payers event at state house Nairobi attended by religious leaders from across the country. The event which was attended by religoius leaders from various denominations in Kenya was meant to prayfor the country against the coronavirus pandemic that has shaken the world with over 280,000 people around the globe being infected.
The President hosted a prayer service at State House which brought together leaders from across the political divide and different religious affiliations.
““I know there are those who are saying that we should depend on science not prayers but I want to assure you that even science needs God. We need to always remember that a nation prospers when a nation believes and trusts in its maker,” he said.
“Today is our day as Kenyans, a day we have chosen to come together to give thanks for all that God has done for us, seek His forgiveness for anything we may have done wrong individually and collectively, to ask for His favor in the face of the challenges that we have,” the President added.
Political leaders at the prayer service included Deputy President William Ruto; former Prime Minister Raila Odinga; Cabinet Secretaries; Speakers of the National Assembly and the Senate; Council of Governors Chairman Wycliffe Oparanya; Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli; Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi among others