Time for another community to produce a president
The Mt Kenya Yes Pastors Forum Chairman Bishop Daniel Njagi addressing forum members at the Star woods Hotel ,Kerugoya yesterday
The Mt Kenya Yes Pastors Forum is seeking to have the monotony of two communities producing the president since indipendence come to an end .
The Forum noted that a Kikuyu became the first president upon the country attaining independence followed by a Kalejin who remained in power for a record 24 years.
The Forum chairman Bishop Daniel Njagi said after Kalejin then came two Kikuyus in a row .
"Since this country has 45 tribes bug and small ,Kenyans should this time round breake this vicious cycle and let the presidency come from another community " the official said.
Speaking during a Forum meeting yesterday at the Star woods Hotel Kerugoya,the Cleric urged the Deputy President William Ruto to drop his presidential ambition and leave to contenders from other communities.
The Mt Kenya Yes Pastors Forum Chairman Bishop Daniel Njagi speaking to the forum members at the Star woods Hotel Kerugoya yesterday
He expressed fears that should the DP become president Uhuru Kenyatta's successor another Kikuyu would certainly assume office in 2032 .
"I urge Kenyans to open their eyes and see the sense am making in this possible scenario for the good of the country," he told the Forum members .
On Kirinyaga politics ,the Forum said regardless of area Governor Anne Waiguru defecting to UDA,she was still the best bet.
"Due to governor Waiguru's star performance and rapind service delivery she remains our choice come next year's general elections ," the official asserted.
He also said the governor had presented the forum with some chicks to rear and act as their financial support in the event of bad times like what was caused by the outbreak of the corona pandemic last year.