Head of Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) Archbishop Most Rev Dr Jackson Ole Sapit today paid a courtesy call on Governor H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya in his office.
Dr Oparanya while welcoming the clergy's visit said he appreciated the work the church was doing in preaching for peace ahead of this year's General Election.
"ACK has been at the forefront in championing for peaceful campaigns and elections. You should not tire because the Country is approaching a critical moment," said the governor.
He added that differences in political affiliations among politicians should not divide the Country and urged politicians to heed the church's word by conducting peaceful campaigns.
The Governor pointed out that the County has worked very well with the church in matters development and other programmes and called for their continued support to his administration.
Archbishop Sapit thanked the Governor for the warm reception adding that Dr Oparanya has been very supportive to him and the church
"I take this opportunity to thank you for sparing your time to host us today. We appreciate your close link with the church which you subscribe to," said Dr Sapit
He commended the Governor for his outstanding performance as the County boss adding that he had transformed the County for the last nine years he has been at the helm.
He noted that the church will not relent in rebuking leaders out to take advantage of the campaigns to divide the Country for their selfish interests
He said ACK will hold House of Bishops meeting in Mombasa soon to pray for peace for the country as we head to the polls.
"We will use the meeting that brings together all ACK Bishops to send a message of hope to Kenyans and pray for a peaceful electioneering process," he explained.
Deputy Governor H.E Prof Philip Kutima, County Secretary and Head of Public Service Ambassador CPA James Ochami, Chief of Staff Mr Isaac Omungo, ACK Maseno North Diocese Bishop Rev Charles Ashilitwa were among leaders present.
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