A section of the clergy led by the outgoing ACK archbishop Eliud Wabukhala and incoming archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit have called upon the CORD coalition to stop IEBC demonstration that has let to loss of lives and destruction of property.
Sentiments echoed by Nandi governor HE Dr Cleophas Lagat who said that the opposition must stop polarizing the country. Lagat urged the opposition to allow negotiations to take place in accordance with the law.
Further, Wabukhala has said that the leaders should not put their political interest first but preach unity and cohesion across the political divide. He also called on all the leaders to preach peace rather than engaging in actions and making utterances that can divide Kenyans.
On his part , Jackson Olesapit said that we should not allow completion of politics to destroy the posterity of the country. Sapit asked leaders to sober up and come to negotiation table so as to hatch a solution.
Paul Korir, the newly consecrated and the 1st Bishop of Kapsabet diocese said that solutions cannot be reached through demonstrations. He opined that the convener of the dialogue which is CORD coalition should create a conducive environment for negotiations to take place . Korir also urged the government to provide a listening ear so as to bring about a long lasting solution. He also asked the political leaders at large to show respect and public decorum in their leadership.
The leaders were speaking during the consecration ceremony at Kapsabet town for Rev Paul Korir, Bishop ACK diocese of Kapsabet.
Other leaders present were Mosop Mp Stephen Bittok, Nadi Hills Mp Alfred Keter,Chesumei Mp Elijah Lagat,Aldai Mp Cornelly Serem,Tindiret Mp Julius Meli, Emgwen Mp Alex kosgei, agriculture CS Willy Bett, former industrialization minister Henry Kosgei and former Agriculture CS Felix Kosgei.