Uhuru urges Kisii residents to make right political choices in August 9 polls
Shortly after his meeting with Abagusii leaders at Kisii State Lodge, President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed thousands of Kisii and Nyamira residents at Gusii Stadium.
The President thanked the Abagusii community for their steadfast support throughout his decade-long tenure as Head of State and rallied them to make the right political choices in Tuesday's election.
At the same, President Kenyatta urged politicians vying for various positions in Kisii and Nyamira to avoid divisive politics for the sake of the region's unity and progress post next week's polls.
On their part, Abagusii leaders led by Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Governors James Ongwae (Kisii) and Amos Nyaribo (Nyamira) thanked the President for several national Govt development projects implemented in the region including the Shs 1.6 bn Kisii water project.
Governor James Ongwae particularly thanked President Kenyatta for pioneering devolution saying the transfer of resources to the Counties had tremendously transformed the region's economic fortunes and wellbeing.