Naivasha based Businessman James Karimi has called on communities living in Likia, Njoro to to embrace peace in order to foster development.
Speaking at Likia on Wednesday when he organized a peace and reconciliation prayer meeting, the former TNA party politician said the livestock robbery incidents that have been witnessed in the area are a threat to peace and development.
While lauding the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Karimi called on all communities to emulate the same.
He added that a few youths engaging in cattle rustling should not affect the peace that has been witnessed in the area for long and called on security agents to look into the matter.
On Jubilee Politics, the former TNA Chairman Nakuru branch said he is optimistic in the Jubilee Government’s Big 4 development agenda and the 2022 plans.
Area MP Charity Kathambi who also attended the meeting commending Mr. Karimi for being peace ambassador and coming all the way from Naivasha to support such initiative.
“I rebuke those who are preaching hatred in this area. The enemies of peace are also enemies on development and the Jubilee government”she said.
She once again condoled with the families who lost their loved ones in the Riverside attack in Nairobi but commended the security team for the coordination.
The meeting was convened by elders from various communities in the area with a view of raising prospects of rounds of bipartisan peace talks as a roadmap to lasting peace in the region after the murder of a farmer who was tracking his stolen sheep.
PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:Njoro Member of Parliament Charity Kathambi (left), Nakuru County Peace Forum Coordinator James Karimi (2nd left) and Njoro politician Kamau kuria (2nd right) during a peace meeting held at the Likia Anti Stock theft police post.