Arrest that thief so that he doesn’t contest in 2022- Rigathi Gachagua tells Uhuru

Sunday, October 31st, 2021 09:13 |
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua. Photo/PD/File

Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has advised President Uhuru Kenyatta to plan and arrest the 'thieves and croooks' he cautioned Kenyans not to elect when he addressed a crowd on Friday October 29 in Ruiru, Kiambu.

The lawmaker opined that if the Head of State is aware that a presidential candidate in the 2022 race has a tainted image, he should move fast and call for his prosecution before the polls.

"Maybe the President has news that there is a thief who wants to contest in the general elections. He should make plans for the person to be arrested, taken to court and sent to jail so that he won't be in the race," the legislator said.

During his stopover rally on Friday, President Uhuru urged the electorate to elect leaders whose agenda is peace and uniting the nation in order to safeguard his legacy and that of his predecessor Mwai Kibaki.

The President stated that the fate of his legacy and that of former president Kibaki will be determined by the kind of leaders Kenyans will elect in the upcoming general elections.

He advised the voters not to elect “thieves” and cautioned them against divisive and empty political rhetoric, saying his focus was achieving his development agenda for the country.

“Please don't allow Mwai Kibaki's 10 years and my 10 years to be destroyed by electing thugs and thieves,” Kenyatta said in his native Kikuyu language.

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