A section of leaders from the Rift Valley region now wants to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of his second tour to Mt Kenya. 

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The leaders who include governors, senators, MPs and Members of the County Assemblies on Thursday said that they have a number of issues they want to discuss with the President. 

Among the issues they want the head of state to address include the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), succession politics, and Mau evictions. 

The Nation also learned that the leaders want Uhuru to speak on woes of the farmers as well as the halting of Arror and Kimwarer dams project.  

Led by Nominated MP Gideon Keter, the leaders said that the region has various pressing issues that only the President can address.

"We want to meet him and discuss a number of issues, including those touching on development. We want clarification on the 2022 presidential race and the bid to change the Constitution," Keter said.

Other leaders who want to meet the president are Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot, MPs Nelson Koech (Belgut), Wilson Kogo (Chesumei), Joseph Tonui (Kuresoi South) and Cornelius Serem (Aldai).