CS calls for National cohesion

Devolution cabinet secretary Eugene Wamalwa has urged political leaders to stop running to establish ethnic political outfits but instead focus on ensuring national unity’

Speaking during a fund raising forum at Bumala B Catholic Church in Butula Sub County on Sunday, Wamalwa said development could not take place in a fragmented environment devoid of peace and unity.

We want to have peace in the country, last year was a year of politics and some people were injured while others lost their lives but we want to say that we want peace and development, he said.

He urged both Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula and his ANC counterpart Musalia Mudavadi to join hands with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in promoting peace and development in the country.

The CS argued that as a coalition, NASA Principals might be having some differences but they should ensure peaceful resolution of their differences.

It is true they want to form a united Luhya party but I want to say that the time for formation of tribal political parties is long gone and we now want unity politics, he said adding that if it is about unity, all communities should form one party.

Wamalwa at the same time said there is need for uniting all Kenyan communities in order to steer the country forward in terms of development.

We must unite with other communities in order to lead this country, he said

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong pointed out that political temperature had cooled down since President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga agreed to work together.

Ojaamong promised to work closely with the National government for the sake development of Busia County.

A total of shs. 1.2 million was raised for the construction of Bumala B Catholic church during the ceremony.

Source: Kenya News Agency