President should tackle high cost of fuel, living- clergy


Migori county clergy have called president Uhuru Kenyatta to mitigate against high cost of living in the country to safeguard his legacy.

Under the Migori chapter of the National Council of Churches Kenya (NCCK), the clergy said Kenyatta should help reverse increase of taxes and reduce high fuel prices to curtail inflation.

Canon Joshua Abulo in a statement said they are deeply concerned about the continue suffering due to constant rise of prices of basic commodities.

He said many families have lost loved ones and source of income because of Covid 19, urging measures to control the virus should be open and transparent to give hope to Kenyans.

At the same time, the clergy asked clergy to safeguard the pulpit ahead of 2022 general election and prevent churches from being used as campaign platform.

He was speaking after meeting with several clergy members to deliberate on the way forward for the county and the country.

By LTN Reporter.