President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto, Opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka today apologised to each other over divisive politics during the National Prayer in Nairobi today.
The rare occasion saw the four leaders ask each other for forgiveness over the atrocities they committed to each other and for dividing Kenyans during last year’s election.
“During the elections i called you names, and you also called me Kimudu mugoroki, i forgive you,” Raila told Uhuru amidst laughter.
The handshakes moved to hugs as the leaders called for peace and took a tough stance against graft.
“I have learnt never to hold a grudge with my competitor… Ruto you call yourself a hustler, you are the hustler that won, i forgive you,” Kalonzo told Ruto.
The leaders who buried the hatchet have maintained they will unite and support President Uhuru in fighting corruption, a vice that is affecting every Kenyan.
Raila reiterated that his peace talks with President Uhuru which symbolized peace that the country needed to move on.