Nairobi, 25 September, 2020 / 10:34 pm (ACI Africa).
The President of Kenya has challenged religious leaders in the country to “speak boldly” against practices that stand in the way of progress and growth in the East African nation, noting that nation building is a shared responsibility.
According to a report from Kenya’s State House in Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta made the remarks during his meeting with representatives of religious leaders in the country Friday, September 25.
"Speak boldly against all the vices that are holding our nation back. Our job for building this nation is a shared responsibility; we are serving the same people,” the report quotes President Kenyatta as saying during the meeting that took place at State House.
“We deliver on the physical wellness of all the citizens, as you nourish their souls and spirit,” he told the religious leaders who were led by Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri who Chairs the Inter-faith Council that was constituted in June to guide the resumption of public worship amid COVID-19 crisis.