Just go to work, The government will protect you- DP Gachagua urges Kenyans.
Speaking at Kangocho Secondary School in Mathira, The second in command urged all Kenyans to just go to work on Thursday, bacause measures are in place to protect them.
The deputy president was speaking in reference to the planned protests that are scheduled to happen today in different parts of the country.
He stated,”Tomorrow Kenyans should go to work and open their businesses. The government has made elaborate plans and adequate arrangements to protect lives and property.”
“We have a constitutional mandate to protect the life and property of the rich and the ordinary Kenyans,” he added.
The deputy president notably called out the opposition leader, Raila Odinga for trying the manipulate his way into the government.
He highlighted that food is not an issue for the Azimio la umoja leader, he just wants to get into the government ( Handshake) and that is not going to happen.
He stated,” Kenya is a country governed by the rule of law and we have a constitution. Huyu jamaa wa maandamano amezoea tuforce his way into government through violence.
“He is trying to blackmail us into talks but we shall not give in. The cost of food is not the issue…when he was in govt (after the handshake) he did not demonstrate yet the cost of living was at an all-time high. He shall not enter government through the backdoor,” he added.
The deputy president further commended the Kikuyu member of parliament, Kimani Ichungwah for being a leader who has stood by the truth.
He posed,”They tried to fight us when he (Uhuru) was President but it was not possible. How can they fight us when they are out of government?
“The previous administration destroyed all leaders from Mt Kenya…they did not want any leader to emerge from this region. Kimani is a respected leader with a good brain and focus. He has a future. He is the second seniormost leader in this region after me and he has a responsibility to unite the leadership and defend economic interests of the people of this region,” he added.