(8 January, Moyale )Elders from Moyale today condemned remarks made by Saku MP Dido Ali Rasso on the appointment of Amb. Ukur Yatani as a cabinet Secretary.
The elders speaking in a forum that brought elders from different communities expressed their dissatisfaction with Rasso’s remarks saying that Uhuru’s choice of Ukur was a wrong one.
Mzee Edin Gababo representing the Gabra community commended Uhuru Kenyatta for heeding the promises he made when he visited Marsabit County on 26/7/2017 for his reelection campaign. He urged political leaders to weigh their words so as not to incite people.
Another elder Abdub Jillo representing the Borana community asked Govenor Mohamud Mohamed Ali to come forward and congratulate Amb. Yatani for his new role. And in the same way give thanks to Uhuru Kenyatta for the decision. This will show the unity of the political leaders in the county despite their political differences.
Bute Gayo of the Burji community lauded the same sentiments as he added that Rasso’s remarks will not alter the presidents decision.
Mr. Mohammed Hapicha urged political leaders in tbe county to put aside their differences for the benefit of the residents of the county.
Others at the forum include Ali Nur Mumin, Abdi Katelo, Sharu Muhidin, Mohamed Qala, Abdub Jillo who all called for unity amongst communities residing in Marsabit County.