President Uhuru Kenyatta Firday attended a prayer service organized by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya to pray for peace in Kenya.
The Prayer service held at the Uhuru Park was attended by representatives of many Churches and their followers.
During the prayer service, which was also attended by Deputy President William Ruto, President Kenyatta read a pledge promising to promote peace before, during and after the election.
“I Uhuru Kenyatta being a Kenyan citizen do hereby pledge to be a peaceful person, to promote and maintain peace, during the campaigns, the elections and after the elections. I will use all the power at my disposal to ensure that true peace reigns in this Nation. Oh help me God to fulfill this solemn vow.
Blessed are the Peace Makers for they shall be called the children of God,” said the pledge read by the President.
The prayer service, which was also attended two other Presidential candidates Ekuru Aukot (Thirdway Alliance Kenya) and Michael Wainaina (Independent), was led by Bishop Dr Mark Kariuki.
NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga did not attend the prayer service opting to grace a Saba Saba rally at Kamukunji grounds.