Roots Party presidential candidate George Wajackoyah has called out the church for double standards saying some accept proceeds from corruption in form of donations but they never condemn it.
Speaking during an interview on Citizen TV, Wajackoyah said he has often been bashed by the church for ‘ruining a generation’ but he is a prayerful person who loves God.
“Let them find out why they accept money every Sunday which has come from evil and they don’t condemn it. Let some of these pastors not be judgemental because God will judge them very very harshly,” he said.
Adding: “We don’t have a problem with the church. The church is ganging up against me telling me I'm ruining their children. Let me tell them to go back to the Bible and read it very correctly. They should find out why Israel, where God came from, has never abolished hemp.”
Wajackoyah also outlined his plans to build more genuine churches where Christians will not be exploited by rogue preachers.
His running mate Justina Wamae, on her part, asked Kenyans to read certain verses in the Bible, which according to her, signify the importance of the herb.
“Let them read Genesis 1:12, and Ezekiel 34 and 29; it is there that herb that God gave Israelites when they were in slavery to give them food and status, it is there so please read your Bible,” she said.
Genesis 1: 12 - And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.  And the evening and the morning were the third day.
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Ezekiel 34: 29- I will provide for them a land renowned for its crops, and they will no longer be victims of famine in the land or bear the scorn of the nations.
Asked about his plan to offset Kenya’s debt, Wajackoyah said decriminalizing marijuana would work magic and exporting it would generate enough revenue.
“One sack of marijuana, and, I'm not talking of these sacks that you see people carrying – there are sacks scientifically made for marijuana, goes for $3.2 million. If you grow 1,000 acres of land and harvest 1,000 bags, then definitely…,” said Prof Wajackoyah.
To bridge the deficit further, he added that he will introduce snake farming so as to extract venom for medicinal purposes and promote agribusiness.
“A lot of people are bitten by snakes in this country and have to wait for antedotes from abroad through pharmaceutical corporations. We have too many snakes in this country. We’ll extract poison for the manufacture of anti-venom and give the rest of the snake products for consumption to offset the debt,” said Prof Wajackoyah.