Members of the public looking at some of the drums.

Kisii County Pastors and Clergy Forum, is set to flag-off a Peace Prayer Caravan to sensitize residents on voting wisely and to promote unity and peace during this electioneering period.

Speaking to the press at the outskirts of Kisii town, the Forum Vice Chairperson, Rev. Evans Onduso, stated that they invited all members from Kisii County to join them when Marani Sub-county Deputy County Commissioner flags-off the caravan, Today.

“We have also invited all church denominations and political leaders to join the Prayer Peace Caravan across our county. Unity is everything, especially during this time the economy is threatened,” added Onduso.

Onduso noted that they do not want people to be threatened by political conflicts and fights as he asked the local leaders in Kisii County and those who are vying for various positions not to divide residents.

He said that they agreed as a church to rally over 2,000 pastors in Kisii County, saying they are going to conduct their Peace Caravan across eleven Sub-counties.

“We are not going to vote whoever is going to cause division among our members using ethnicity and clans as leaders because they are enemies of Kisii County,” he affirmed.

Kisii County Chairman of Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, Bishop Charles Isaboke, said that politicians should not use the church as a political arena, saying the church is meant for prayers.

“Politicians are members of our congregation but at this period we ask them to respect the church and not to conduct politics once given time to speak. We will conduct prayers on the 25th of this month,” added Isaboke.

He noted that all leaders in Kisii County and politicians vying for various positions, will be there for the prayers, adding that everyone should hold hands to see Kisii County is peaceful, especially during this election period.

Bishop Cecilia Nyambane, appealed to the youth not to be misused by politicians, saying as church leaders, they have said no to politics of amenity and fights because Kisii is a fast-developing County and it has all Kenyans from different communities who live in peace.

“We will not allow politicians to divide our peaceful residents in Kisii County. We always pray for all communities in our churches. We have come together to say no to political incitements in our County,” said Nyambane.

She added that the church can tell its congregation not to vote for politicians who had plans to cause enmity in the County, saying that the church is standing for Kisii County and the nation at large.



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