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Musalia Mudavadi calls for national unity

 

Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti and Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi during the distribution of relief food in Machakos. [Courtesy, Twitter]

Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi has called for the unity of the country saying that elections are now behind us.

Mudavadi said there is no more room for blame game since Kenyans made a choice on August 9 and it is time for service delivery to the people.

"Baada ya Uchaguzi, sasa tuweke mambo ya elections kando kidogo. Kwa sababu hata tukiendelea na mambo ya blame game, haitatusaidia kwa sasa. Mammlaka yamepewa na wananchi kwa wale wako kwa nyadhifaa mbali mbali. So we must put behind us the blame game since if we continue with the blame game, sooner or later the currency of blame games will come to an end. And it might end faster than we imagine," he said.

Speaking during distribution of relief food in Machakos over the weekend, the Prime Cabinet Secretary noted that Kenyans are facing hard economic times coupled with the biting drought in at least 23 counties.

He noted that Machakos county has about 500,000 affected by drought.

"So we must move away from blame game to service delivery and support for the people of Kenya from wherever we sit. At the moment over 4 million Kenyans have been severely hit by the effects of the current drought situation in various parts of the country. Animals are dying, we can't afford to apportion blame to anybody but collectively pull together towards seeking solutions to the situation at hand," said Mudavadi.

He called on leaders to rally behind the unity of purpose and assured Kenyans that Kenya Kwanza government will deliver election promises.

"Mimi nataka tu niwahakikishia wakenya kwamba William Ruto ni Rais wa Kenya na hatabagua, serikali yake haitabagua ati ni nani alitupigia kura na ni nani hakutupigia kura. Ukweli wa mambo ni kwamba kila mkenya analipa ushuru na kila mkenya ni lazima ahudumiwe. Nafasi ya kia mkenya ya kidemokrasia ya kumchagua kiongozi yule anayemtaka itakuja baada ya kila miaka mitano," said Mudavadi.

He defended the Kenya Kwanza clarion call on equitable resources allocation and rule of law.

"Na mimi nataka niwahakikishia kuwa sisi kwenye serikali yetu ya Kenya Kwanza ni wangwana, hatutakuwa na tabia ya kutumia nguvu za serikali kuwashurutisha watu kuwaweka kwa corner kuwalazimisha lazima wawe kwa mrengo fulani wa serikali. Hayo mambo tunayataka yakome katika Kenya hii watu wawe huru kuwachagua viongozi wao jinsi wanavyotaka,  wawachane na mambo ya kusema kuwa serikali itatumia nguvu za kimabavu kuwalazimisha wawe katika mrengo fulani. We want that to be the past, tunataka tutoke pale," said Mudavadi.

Mudavadi extended an olive branch to Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka saying Kenya Kwanzagovernment is ready to work will all leaders for the mutual benefit of Kenyans.