Categories: Politics

Uhuru’s Nervous Reaction following 2 Assassination Attempts

President Uhuru Kenyatta has finally reacted to two separate attacks believed to be assassination attempts on  Zimbabwean President Emerson Mnangagwa and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

The Zimbabwe’s President survived one of the blasts at a ruling Zanu-PF party rally on Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and two other party officials were wounded.

READ ALSO:Central Kenya Leaders Ordered to Skip event organized by DP Ruto’s Allies

President Kenyatta condemned the incidences and offered his message of goodwill to the President and the people of Zimbabwe.

He termed the attack as an affront on democracy by misguided elements out to subvert the free will of the peace-loving people of the Southern Africa nation.

“As a long-standing friend of Zimbabwe, Kenya sends its message of goodwill to President Emerson Mnangagwa and the people of the Republic of Zimbabwe, and urges restraint during the campaign and electioneering period because political competition should not fracture Zimbabweans but should be a measure to deepen their democratic credentials,” read Uhuru’s statement in part.

The President further warned against the use of premeditated violence as a tool for political canvassing.

“As I condemn the attack unreservedly, I also call against the use of violence as a tool for intimidating citizens from exercising their political choices,” Uhuru added.

He further sent his condolences to the Ethiopian Prime Minister after an attempt to hurl a grenade at Abiy in Addis Ababa. Several people were killed in the attack.

READ ALSO: DPP exposes MP Bailing Out NYS suspects

President Kenyatta termed the attack as ‘cowardly and outrageous’ assuring that Kenya stood with Ethiopia during this time.

“We stand with you, Prime Minister, and the people of Ethiopia against these cowardly people. We will never bow to those who carry out these heinous acts,” President Kenyatta added.

The President further noted that the character of our two nations is bound by a timeless bond of friendship that the perverse ideologues of extremist networks can never break.

President Kenyatta urged Prime Minister Abiy to continue the task of uniting the Ethiopian people, ensuring the stability of the country and sustained the growth of its economy.

A senior Ethiopian police officer has since been arrested since the attack.


Published by

Recent Posts

Family Tussle Erupts Over Burial of Late Mama Oliech [PHOTO]

Two obituaries with conflicting dates of burial have opened up controversy over the burial arrangements…

2 years ago

Worrying Details Emerge on Nkaissery’s Mysterious Death

Controversial NRM leader Miguna Miguna on Tuesday morning released rather shocking details on the circumstances surrounding…

2 years ago

What Uhuru said to man who wanted to marry his daughter Ngina

An enthusiastic youth from Tana River County took President Uhuru Kenyatta by surprise after asking…

2 years ago

Ex-powerful minister Obwocha dies

Former West Mugirango MP Henry Obwocha has died in Nairobi Hospital after battling illness for…

2 years ago

Matiang’i finally Speaks on the Plumb Officer Kenyans Can’t stop trolling

Kenyans on social media had a lot to say after a photo of Cabinet Secretary Fred…

2 years ago

Drama Ensues as Brave Officers Chase Deadly Criminals into a Swamp[VIDEO]

On Thursday, Limuru residents and motorists along Nairobi-Nakuru Highway were treated to a movie-like scene when…

2 years ago