Mudavadi urges Uhuru to lift curfew, cites economic strain

Mudavadi urges Uhuru to lift curfew, cites economic strain

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH OCT,2021-Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the nationwide curfew. He said Kenyans are ready to observe the Ministry of Health guidelines on Covid-19 without the curfew.

He said Kenyans are struggling to make ends meet especially the ones who work at night.

“We are really held up by Covid-19, but we kindly urge President Uhuru Kenyatta to consider lifting the nationwide curfew for the better of our Kenyans who are straining as a result of the curfew…” Mudavadi said.

Mudavadi also called for peace ahead of the 2022 General Election.

Similar sentiments were echoed by former Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire who called upon leaders to embrace unity and work together.

The leaders spoke on Sunday at the funeral of long serving lawyer Evans Monari at Nyakongo Secondary school in Kitutu Masaba in Nyamira County.

Leaders who were at the funeral include Defence CS Eugene Wamalwa, Industrialisation CS Betty Maina, LSK President Nelson Havi, Nyamira County Assembly Speaker Moffat Teya, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Cyrus Jirongo.

Other leaders include Governors Amos Nyaribo (Nyamira), James Ongwae (Kisii), Kisii DG Joash Maangi, Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula and MPs Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Masaba), Joash Nyamoko (North Mugirango), Ben Momanyi (Borabu), Richard Onyonka (Kitutu Chache South)and Nyamira woman representative Jerusha Momanyi.

Wetang’ula called upon Kenyans to embrace peace and avoid unnecessary utterances that may cause tension during the 2022 polls.

“We are heading to elections and it is our role as leaders to ensure we preach peace and avoid any utterances that may cause tension,” Wetang’ula said.

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