President Kenyatta has reiterated his support for his preferred successor Raila Odinga ahead of the August 9th general elections.
Kenyatta says he will soon start a tour of the vote-rich Mt Kenya region and the country at large to drum up support for Odinga, who is the Azimio-One Kenya coalition presidential flagbearer.
The president stated that he is not afraid of his detractors and will be traversing the country to seek support for Odinga and the Azimio outfit.
“Those who think I will not be on the campaign trail should hold their horses. They will soon see me traversing the country, telling the people my truth. Where do they think they can take me?” Uhuru posed.
Speaking at a church function in Kandara, Murang’a County on Thursday, Uhuru also praised his handshake with Odinga, saying it has brought peace to the country.
“There is nothing I want to benefit from personally. Those who are criticizing the handshake I did with Raila know that we now have peace. Then you hear some people say I should not have had a handshake with Raila? I tell them, I will shake hands with anyone who is interested in peace,” he added.
Uhuru, who was in Murang’a for the AIPCA church’s joint holy oil consecration ceremony and prayer service, also helped the church leadership to shake hands after 17 years of division.
“The way I have brought together and unified these AIPCA archbishops is the same way I want to unite the country,” he stated.