Jubilee MPs weigh in on Bishops’ stand on church donations

A section of Jubilee MPs allied to Team tanganga have vowed to rally behind the stand taken by the Catholic Church Bishops on church fundraiser.

Speaking on Friday at St Michael Kiamaina Catholic Church in Bahati,Nakuru County during the 6th graduation ceremony for Bahati CDF-sponsored students in various courses, the leaders stated that the church has a strong role in society and should be supported.

The MPs led by the host Kimani Ngunjiri(Bahati),Ndindi Nyoro(Kiharu),Martha Wangari(Gilgil),Rachael Nyamai(Kitui South) Rigathi Gachagua(Mathira) and nominated MP David Sangok said the move taken by the church will also help in regulating.They vowed to continue working closely with the church in Kenya to ensure social development at grass root level.

“The church is right and we should support it as leaders” said Kimani Ngunjiri.

On his part, Nominated MP David Sangok arguing that there is no clean and dirty money but money meant to support development in church.

Sangok stating that there are churches that have developed while other are yet to develop hence need support through fundraisers.

“There is no clean money and dirty money when it comes to development. What we need to do is ensure that there is proper collaboration between leaders and the church to enhance development” said Sangok.

Similar sentiments echoed by vocal Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro.The MP stating that as political leaders they will continue to support the church and the stand taken.

“As Kiharu MP I want to assure the Bishops and the church that we shall respect the direction they give us” said Nyoro.

Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua who represented Deputy President William Ruto in the function also weighing in on the matter.

According to Gachagua, politicians will continue tom respect the church decision and also work closely in ensuring development.

“We shall continue partnering with churches to ensure development. And as leaders we respect the stand taken by church” said Gachagua.

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri and his Gilgil counterpart Martha Wangari at St Michael Kiamaina Catholic Church in Bahati,Nakuru County during the 6th graduation ceremony for Bahati CDF-sponsored students in various courses.