AIPCA church weighs in on ongoing Mau eviction debate

The AIPCA Church Bishops have weighed in on the ongoing debate of the Phase 2 Mau evictions vowing to support the government on the move.

Addressing media at AIPCA Nakuru Town Church over the weekend, the Bishops led by Arch-Bishop Julius Njoroge Gitau who is also the head of the church in Kenya, the clergy said as a church they fully support the government policies.

While stating that the move is aimed at ensuring environment conservation, the clergy however called on the government to ensure the exercise is carried out in more humane manner so that families are not affected.

“The Government has policies in place to ensure environment is taken good care of and as a church we have no objection as long as the exercise is done in humane manner” said Arch-Bishop Gitau.

The clergy also lauding the Building Bridges Initiative-BBI citing that it has helped restore peace in the country.

According to the AIPCA Bishops, the ongoing referendum debate will be determined by Kenyans as long as it will be of great help to the citizens.

They added that as a church they have no objection if Kenyans decide to amend the constitution since it is within the law to do so.

“The BBI has restored peace in the country and as a church we support such since unity is one of the virtues we preach” said Arch-Bishop Gitau.

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:AIPCA Church Kenya Bishops led Arch-Bishop Julius Njoroge Gitau addressing media at AIPCA Nakuru Town Church over the weekend.

Pristone Mambili

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