Religious leaders across the country have announced three days of prayer and fasting as the country gears up for the fast-approaching August polls.
In a joint meeting at Serena hotel, the national prayer committee urged the Kenyan electorate to dedicate time to pray for the right leaders ahead of the polls.
Apostle John Kimani, who is leading the Peace Prayer Caravan said the meetings will culminate into an inter denominational prayer rally slated for Sunday, July 1 from 2 pm.
“We are calling all Kenyans to join hands together and pray for the will of God which is best for all of us to prevail, we are trusting God for peace before, during, and after the polls,” Apostle Kimani said.
The Committee chairperson Bishop Jesse Ireri challenged political leaders to shun selfish interests adding the current political situation calls for a stronger relationship with God.
Thanksgiving prayers will be held after the polls. “We shall have thanksgiving prayers for leaders who will be elected, and as the Church, we will pray for them faithfully,” he added.
At the same time, the steering committee of the initiative organized by the clergy under the umbrella of the National Prayer Committee has invited Kenyans from all walks of life to the national prayers that will be held at Kasarani Stadium from July 28th.
Key highlights during the three days will be a prayer for peace and a prosperous nation together with the healing of the economy.
Regional prayers are ongoing across the counties with Eldoret hosting the final peace caravan next week from Wednesday.
Kenyans have 35 days left before they head to the polls to elect a new leader after current President Uhuru Kenyatta’s term came to an end.