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Respect the President or face consequences, Atwoli warns Sudi

Okilipa Xaviour
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COTU Sec.Gen Francis Atwoli. (Source:HumphreyAnyara/facebook)

COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has fired shots at Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi and a bunch of politicians who have been abusing the head of state implicating him with corruption and theft of public resources.

Speaking on Wednesday night at the Jeff Koinange (JK) Live show, the Vocal trade unionist said President Uhuru Kenyatta is the only head of state that the former President Mwai Emillio Kibaki handed over the instruments of power to protect the country and must be given respect despite his 'weakness'.

"Do not underrate the head of state however weak he is",Atwoli said

"We do not have two Presidents. We only have one President who must be respected at all cost."added Atwoli

"The President is a symbol of authority and the must be respected."said Atwoli

The veteran trade unionist tuned politician warned the aggrieved political leaders on the fight against corruption from attacking the president stating that President Uhuru is doing it for the well being and good of the country which he leads.

He added that the head of state is a father to all and no one can fight his father.

"The head of state is a symbol of national unity in any country and when you are serving that head of state then he becomes like a father to you; you cannot fight your father, you will be the loser."pointed Atwoli

The remarks by the Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi linking President Uhuru Kenyatta on the loss of 'billions' caused sharp divisions in the ruling Jubilee government eliciting reactions on who the government targets on the war against graft.

Rift valley politicians have been on 'fire' ever since the Arror and Kimwarer dam scandals were exposed in which it was alleged that 21 Billion shillings have been paid to the ghost company and project which has not yet kicked off.

The Arror and Kimwarer dam scandals has since placed the Treasury CS on hot soup as he has been grilled for over 24 hours in two consecutive days at the DCI Headquarters

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