Government is for all Kenyans, says CS
The Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary (CS), Dr. Monica Juma assured Kenyans on Sunday that the government will share its development cake equitably without marginalization.
Speaking in Mwingi after attending her first church service at Good Shepherd Catholic Church two days after her assumption of office into the powerful cabinet docket, Dr. Juma rallied Kenyans along the clarion call of peace across the political divide.
“Kenya is one. President Uhuru Kenyatta is committed to build a cohesive society and grow the economy,” said the CS.
She noted that she will work for the collective benefit of all Kenyans and thanked President Kenyatta for the confidence and trust in her appointment.
Dr. Juma, who was born in Nuu area of Mwingi, is a seasoned career diplomat having served this country in various missions abroad.
“I chose to come home for this Thanksgiving church service. I am humbled and honored to be with you and serving our country,” said Dr. Juma amid deafening applause from the congregation.
The CS asked Kenyans to live peacefully with each other against the backdrop of simmering hostilities with herders and charcoal traders from neighbouring counties.
On the same score, Juma passed the Lent message of peace, reconciliation and national integration.
Echoing similar sentiments, Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Nyeri Diocese, who presided over the mass, appealed to Kenyans to pass goodwill messages of peace and cascade it to the grassroots.
“Let’s us unite in our quest to build a cohesive society for all of us,” added Muheria.
By Yobesh Onwong’a