National Assembly Leader of Majority Aden Duale has asked politicians across the divide to be cautious with what they speak about even as the 2022 succession politics take shape.
Duale notes that some politicians are making statements that could trigger animosity among Kenyans.
Speaking when he led a fundraiser for Madrassa Schools in Ngombeni, Kilifi County on Sunday, Duale told politicians to refrain from making offensive statements that could plunge the country into chaos.
"It is a matter of serious concern that some politicians are walking around spewing words that could easily trigger violence," he said during the event that was streamed live on Nation Digital.
Duale asked elected leaders to go slow on the 2022 succession politics.
He said that the 2022 general elections were far away and that politicians must tone down.
The Garissa MP urged Kenyans to shun leaders who are not keen on championing the country's unity.
"We don't want to go back to the past dark days and every elected leader whether in government or opposition must support unity," he added.
Duale asked politicians to work with President Uhuru Kenyatta as he unifies the country.
On Saturday, Trade Unionist Francis Atwoli reignited the succession debate by claiming that Deputy President William Ruto's name will not be on the presidential ballot in 2022.
Atwoli's remark has been criticised and rubbished by Ruto's allies.