“We will consider the issue and I promise that we will ensure education in our institutions is carried out in a manner which respects and which is in context to our culture and religion because that is the way it should be,’ Mr Ruto said.

The DP also said the government will continue collaborating with churches in matters health and education, saying churches play a major role in the two sectors.

“We value the support we get from the church and we will work hand in hand so that we can move this country forward. We have some issues here and there but we will work to change them,” Mr Ruto said.

ABUSE

The DP said the government will take action against preachers who con Kenyans in the name of religion.

He said some people have abused the freedom to worship to open up churches with an aim of conning innocent people.

The government, he said seeks to have all the church leaders and the churches they head registered.

“There are some self-proclaimed pastors and bishops who are preaching about seeds and others the anointed waters but in the real sense they are conning people," he said.

Mr Ruto was accompanied by Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi, Kiambu Governor William Kabogo, MPs Moses Kuria (Gatundu South), Kigo Njenga (Gatundu North), Alice Ng'ang'a (Thika), Esther Gathogo (Ruiru) and Kiambu Women Representative Anna Nyokabi.

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