ELDORET, KENYA: Deputy President William Ruto has challenged the Church to play a leading role in unifying the country by preaching messages that encourage tolerance and reconciliation among Kenyans.
Ruto said the church should utilise its central position by equipping men and women in a way that will enable them transform society.
“I urge the Church to pray for tolerance and patience because this country needs men and women who can stand in the gap. We need a united country where people have one mind,’’ he said.
The Deputy President said this today at the launch of Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) assembly in Eldoret town.
He called on leaders at all levels in the society to be accountable for the use of resources under their custody.
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Mr. Ruto emphasised that accountability in the use of public resources is not negotiable.
“Be good custodians of what God has given you. We want every leader both at national and county level in government to be accountable. All of us must know that accountability is a must,’’ he said.
He said that Christians should be willing to assist needy members of the society as a matter of divine principle.
“There is everything good in giving -it is more blessed to give than receive,’’ he said.
Present were CITAM presiding Bishop Reverend David Oginde,local leaders among them Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi.