As a symbol of peace, a school named Amani (Swahili for peace) will soon be built in Nessuit area. The school, Amani secondary will be built on land donated to the community by former MP Dixon Kihika Kimani. The late Kihika is the father to current Nakuru County Senator, Susan Kihika.
Addressing a peace meeting held at Nessuit on Saturday afternoon, the senator who was accompanied by area MP Charity Chepkwony promised that the construction of the school will be their responsibility.
“My late dad gave you the land. Now together with my sister Charity (Kathambi), we’ll make it our responsibility to build the school that will act as a symbol of peace,” said the senator.
In addition, Senator Kihika while addressing the residents called on them to continue upholding peace and continue living together as brothers.
“I feel for the babies and young children who have been left homeless in this bitterly cold weather. I feel; for the mothers and I just pray that we’ll put all these differences behind us,” said the senator.
During the peace meeting, the two leaders delivered to the victims of the clashes food, blankets and roofing sheets from on behalf of the National government. They have also promised to assist in clearing the medical bills for those admitted in the hospital.
The victims, some of whom went back to their homes after camping in Njoro town for a few days. They are now starting to rebuild and the material given will go a long way in setting the foundation. Next week, the victims will receive food items, mattresses and blankets from the National government to assist them to get back to their normal lives.
MP Charity Kathambi has also revealed that tomorrow, Sunday, she will be leading in a prayer meeting in the area.