Religious leaders now want president Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga to brief other political leaders on the contents of the Building Bridges Initiative report before making it public.

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Speaking to the press in Eldoret town on Monday, the leaders said this will help to reduce the political temperatures in the country amid the handing over of the report to the two leaders this week.

“As religious leaders, we want to urge the two political leaders to engage with other leaders on BBI before coming to the electorates to support or reject it because if the leaders will not speak in one voice thee country might burn,” said the Uasin Gishu Chairman of Gospel Ministers Bishop Wilson Kurui. 

They went ahead to call on Kenyans to be calm and avoid politicians who want to divide them using the BBI report that is yet to be presented.

“Let us maintain peace no matter what's contained in the BBI we are all Kenyans and should not allow some few self-centred politicians to divide us for their good,” added the Uasin Gishu Council of Imams and Muslim Preachers of Kenya chairman Sheikh Abubakar Bini.

They, however, said they will only support the BBI report if its contents will unite Kenyan and also not increasing the political posts.

The 14 panellists of the BBI committee is expected to hand over their report to President Uhuru Kenyatta and the opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday.