US President Barack Obama has called for peaceful elections in Kenya .President Obama in his message delivered on Tuesday said that he is impressed by the way Kenya has worked to rebuild communities, reform institutions and passed a new constitution in the last five years but now wishes to see peaceful polls in March.
“We all know what makes for successful elections. Kenya must reject intimidation and violence and allow a free and fair vote.” President Obama said
Obama said his administration does not endorse any candidate for office but support an election that is peaceful and reflects the will of the people.
“The United States does not endorse any candidate for office, but we do support an election that is peaceful and reflects the will of the people,” said President Obama in a message
The candidates in Kenya’s 2013 election include ;Prime Minister Raila Odinga of CORD coalition , Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee coalition and Musalia Mudavadi of Amani Coalition. Others are Peter Kenneth of Eagle Alliance, Narc Kenya’s Martha Karua, former Education PS James Ole Kiyiapi, Paul Muite, and Mohammed Abduba Dida.