Former Jubilee Party Vice Chairman David Murathe has pledged full support for the ban on church politics.

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Murathe said that the announcement by Catholic Diocese of Muranga Bishop James Maria Wainaina is not only ideal but also well-informed. 

He noted that politicians from the Kieleweke camp are fully behind the move, adding that leaders have turned the church into a place where they air their dirty linen.

The vocal politician asked leaders to adhere to the requirements of the church.

The ban came after a confrontation between Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro and his nominated counterpart Maina Kamanda. The chaos erupted when the lawmakers differed over who was expected to invite guest speakers to the podium. 

Tempers flared as both leaders charged at each other during the function. 

Murathe further asked leaders allied to Deputy President William Ruto to stop politicking in churches.

"We hope Tangatanga members will also heed the instructions," he said.

He also said it is wrong for the leaders to opt to settle their differences in churches when they are expected to lead by example.

“No leader should ignore the church. It is wrong for us to take our differences to houses of worship,” he said, as quoted by the Daily Nation.