President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, August 18, 2022 met and held talks with religious leaders at State House, Nairobi who paid him a courtesy call.
The President thanked the religious leaders for their support and assured them that the process of transition will be smooth.
The interfaith group, including Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa Catholic Archdiocese, Archbishop Antony Muheria of Nyeri, Anglican Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit and the National Chairman of the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) Hassan Ole Naado, commended President Kenyatta for his leadership which has ensured peace, stability and cohesion amongst the Kenyan communities.
The religious leaders expressed gratitude to the Head of State for working towards a united Kenya by creating a path of inclusivity for all Kenyans.
The religious leaders drawn from different denominations have separately held a meeting with the President-elect William Ruto, and have reached out to the Azimio leader Raila Odinga in a bid to have the three leaders work together in uniting the nation in this transition period. The leaders are also working on a platform to bring together the two split group at the IEBC in order to bring the commissioners’ stalemate to an end.
Other members of the clergy who attended the meeting included Sheikh Yusuf Nasur Maki, Nairobi Catholic Archdiocese, archbishop Philip Anyolo, Bishop Emeritus David Oginde, Bishop Emeritus Silas Yego, Bishop Robert Langat, Canon Chris Kinyanjui and Father Ferdinard Lugonzo.