Politicians barred from addressing church gatherings in Nyandarua

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Churches in Nyandarua County have issued a sanction to all political leaders in the county not to address religious forums until harmony is realized in the county.  

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Led by the Interfaith Council Chair, Bishop Josam Kariuki, the clergy regretted that the county leadership was marred with wrangles that had been dragged to churches and religious forums.

While citing the recent impeachment of County Assembly Speaker Ndegwa Wahome, by a section of the MCAs that he termed as unhealthy and destructive, Kariuki said the clergy was ready to oversee the resolutions if called upon.

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He said that they are ready to sit down and bring sanity by facilitating a productive discussion where parties will be humane to each other.

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A section of MCAs said to be allied to Governor Francis Kimemia, on January 8, 2021 impeached Speaker Wahome, in what the court has halted citing lack of the prerequisite quorum of 30 MCAs.

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Justice Joel Ngugi, while sitting on Friday, also ordered  Kimemia’s faction from issuing further Gazette notices barring the speaker from accessing the assembly premises and conducting  the House’s business.

While barring the leaders from defiling Sanctuaries, the clergy said that the sanction was inforce until sanity was restored in the county leadership.

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He called on the leaders to settle their issues for the development of the county, noting that the citizenry suffered during feuds.

Among the events the clergy issued sanctions were weddings, funerals, church services, harambee among other events presided over by the church.

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