Leaders urge residents to be peaceful on Mashujaa Day

Leaders in Kirinyaga County have urged locals to ensure they did not misbehave but exhibit the highest degree of discipline during the forthcoming Mashujaa Day  celebrations.

Briefing the Media at the Sifa Gardens after a meeting last evening the leaders asked the locals to observe peace before during and after the celebrations which will be held this time at the Wanguru stadium , Mwea .

Led by the Infrastructure Principal Secretary Professor Mwangi Maringa, the leaders who included present and former ones from the area also resolved to continue working together as one united team for the sake of the county.

Local leaders from left Winnie Karimi, Deputy Governor Peter Ndambiri former Mwea MPs Alfred Nderitu and Peter Gitau after attending yesterday's meeting at Sifa Gardens , Kutus town 

“We have all agreed local and national unity was paramount and greater to any individual hence shelving our personal interests and ambitions for the sake of our beloved County, “Maringa said.

Others leaders included the PS Interior  Karanja Kibicho , Governor Anne Waiguru, area Woman Representative Wangui Ngirici and Narc- kenya’s Martha  Karua.

Gichugu MP Gichimu Githinji and his Kirinyaga Central Munene Wambugu as well as Mwea’s Kabinga Wachira attended the meeting.

Also present were two former Mwea MPs Peter Gitau and Alfred Nderitu and his Ndia counterpart Stephen Ngari .

Both Waiguru and Kibicho told the locals the Fete being the last one under the Jubilee administration will be very special not only  to the residents but the entire country .

“The whole nation will be watching how we conducted ourselves in front of the Head of State and it’s my hope   decorum and highest degree of discipline will prevail, “Waiguru said.

The leaders also came up with a joint memorandum which will be presented to  President Uhuru Kenyatta and containing the needs the locals would wish to be addressed  at that level.

Kibicho on his part said this was  the time to show the nation  that Kirinyaga was more united than ever  to disapprove those prophets of doom who always wished to see a chaotic people.

Mwea MP Kabinga Wachira addressing the media after attending  a leacders meeting at the Sifa Gardens kutus   town yesterday

“Am gratified to note that unity of purpose is prevailing in our country where all of us as leaders are showing the way to our people ,”he said.

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