In Summary

  • Mr Ruto dismissed Nasa’s calls to implement the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission report, saying it would divide Kenyans along tribal lines.
  • President Kenyatta also criticised opponents of the standard gauge railway (SGR), saying it will spur industrial development and create jobs.
  • Earlier in Tana River, the two leaders reached out to residents to support their party in the elections.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday continued his campaigns at the Coast with a warning that his administration will prosecute corrupt governors if he is re-elected.  

“If we are re-elected in August, there are some governors who stole public funds and we shall arrest them,” said President Kenyatta at Ganze trading centre. “Your governor being one of them.”

The President, who was accompanied by his deputy William Ruto in their Jubilee Party campaigns in Tana River, Kilifi and Lamu counties, accused Nasa leaders of dividing the country along tribal lines.

UNITING KENYANS

“While we are busy uniting Kenyans, Nasa top leaders are busy dividing you, since that is their only tool for votes,” said President Kenyatta.

Speaking at Mariakani Secondary School in Kilifi County, he announced the creation of four sub-counties — Chonyi and Kauma in Kilifi County and Kinango and Samburu in Kwale.

Sub-county officers will be posted there immediately.

Mr Ruto dismissed Nasa’s calls to implement the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report, saying it would divide Kenyans along tribal lines.

“This country is not ready to go back to cases but forge ahead,” said Mr Ruto.

CREATE JOBS

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