Stop raising political temperature, Raila urges leaders

Stop raising political temperature, Raila urges leaders
ODM leader Raila Odinga speaks during a meeting with former parliamentarians on February 27, 2020. PHOTO | COURTESY

ODM leader Raila Odinga has urged elected leader to desist from raising political temperature across the country amid the fight against COVID-19.

Raila  said all leaders and Kenyans in particular should support each other more so those who are vulnerable in the society during this hard time as effort to deal with the pandemic are on course.

The AU special envoy who spoke last night during the concert dubbed Kenya Ni Yetu also expressed optimism that the nation will very soon emerge victorious and defeat the virus.

“They say every cloud has a silver lining, the COVID-19 pandemic offers our country the opportunity to be self-sufficient, there is a life beyond the pandemic, and we will get there,” Raila said

The ODM chief also challenged Kenyans to pick positive lessons acquired during the pandemic to better their in lives in the future.

On his side, CS for health Mutahi Kagwe pleaded with Kenyans to continue observing  the safety measures outlined to keep the virus at bay.

“Remember the most important person in all this is you, wash your hands, maintain your distance and follow all protocols, we will beat this virus, you save me I save you, ” Kagwe said

Kenya Ni Yetu concert was organized by Media Owners Associations where several local artists performed as a step to instill hope among Kenyans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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