Leaders welcome Ruto visit to church
SEE ALSO :Kabutha wins Standard Classic golfThe fundraiser on Sunday is in aid of building a priest's house. The Standard has established that a number of Nyanza leaders have been invited to the fete, including Governor Anyang' Nyong'o. Former MPs Nearly all current and former MPs have also been invited to the fundraiser, which is expected to serve as a bridge to unity. Akumu said Kenyans should learn to tolerate and forgive each other for the common good.
SEE ALSO :Raila blamed for DP Nyanza snub"Even if in the past we differed, it is important for us to reconcile our difference and show respect," she said, adding that it was only through forgiveness that the residents of Kisumu would be able to let go of their political grievances and judgement, and allow themselves to heal. Thomas Achando led the elders in supporting the call for unity and love, saying it demonstrated the Christian values and leadership ethics that everyone desired. "Holding onto past differences makes us sick. Let us shun anger and ego and embrace all. Let us build tabernacles," he said. "You only need one person to forgive you. Sometimes you don’t even need the offender. Let us reconcile our differences for the greater good of society."