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Mutava launches his presidential campaign

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Gachoka MP Mutava Musyimi on Saturday launched his presidential campaign with a message to Kenyans of healing and reconciliation.The first-term legislator promised to unite all tribes. Mr Musyimi, who wore a yellow shirt emblazoned with the names of the 47 counties, promised to repair the country’s dented image both locally and internationally.“This is the time to bring all tribes together and build one nation. It is time to call Kenya our country and mean it.It is time to take responsibility and fix the game,” he said at a public rally in Nyayo Gardens, Nakuru. The MP urged Kenyans to seize control of the country’s politics.“It is as if we have become spectators of a bad team playing a bad game. It is time to take responsibility. It is time to get a new team, a winning team. It is time to get a credible manager. It is time!” he said.At the top of his priorities, he said, is empowering the youth by reviving technical institutions such as polytechnics and ensuring that the youth fund is increased to cater for the growing demand.The former National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) secretary-general started his address by paying a glowing tribute to the heroes of independence and those who fought for the second liberation in the early 1990s, mentioning each by name.His presidency, he said, would be defined by justice, human rights and unity. But he said he would promote the policies of the past and present governments.He praised President Kibaki and Prime Ministe Raila Odinga for the role they have played in improving the country’s infrastructure.None of the current MPs attended the rally... Click http://eastafricaradiousa.com/blog/?p=6462