Ahadi Trust Kenya Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Stanley Kamau has challenged Kenyan politicians to dedicate their efforts towards building a peaceful country.
Kamau lamented that tribal politics that result into violence after every election cycle has had a negative impact on the country, as no development takes place during such periods.
He was speaking at Ligega in Siaya County where he donated a Motorcycle ambulance, dubbed “Ambulance Mashinani,” to the local health centre and 10 water tanks to schools in Ugunja and Ugenya sub counties. The donations, he said, were courtesy of the Lotto Foundation.
Kamau said that the distribution of the tanks and the ambulance were supposed to have taken place earlier but due to a hostile political environment, they had to delay it.
“We have a lot of projects in this region that we were unable to undertake previously due to negative politics but today we are here and can move about freely without hindrance,” he said.
He urged Kenyans to jealously guard the peace they enjoy and shun anybody who undermines it.
Addressing the occasion, Siaya Governor’s wife, Mrs. Rosela Rasanga decried the high teenage pregnancies in the county.
Rasanga said Siaya was leading in the country in terms of teenage pregnancies and challenged local elders, opinion and religious leaders to address the issue.
“Teenage pregnancies in Siaya have reached an alarming level and action must be taken to stop this,” she said
lamenting that children as young as 10 years were giving birth in the county.
She said disco matanga and illicit liquor was to blame for the vice and called for concerted efforts to address the
By Philip Onyango