The Star
Civil society groups in Malindi hold peace walk ahead of polls
2 days ago
Civil society organizations in Malindi on Saturday organised a peace walk in the town to sensitise members of the public on the importance of peacefully elections on August 9.

Senior assistant Chief Nicodemus Mwayele who officially flagged off the walk said it brought together civil society organisation (CSOs), Nyumba 10 elders and Kazi Mtaani youth.

“We want peace during the elections and even after the elections so that we live peacefully in our town,” Mwayele said.

Donned in T-shirts, reflector jackets and carrying banners and placards with messages of peace, group marched from the Shella Assistant Chief’s office to the town center and other areas within the town to spread the message of peace during the elections.

The T-shirts had messages of USAID Act , Kenya Electoral Conflict mitigation and civic/voter education support Program, Kiongozi wangu Jukumu Langu at the back ‘Muhuri mtetezi wa haki while the reflector jackets bore the message ‘Elections Bila Noma kataa Kutumiwa’ which loosely translates to “Elections without violence do not accept to be used’

The banners also had messages of ‘Vijana tunaweza Tu-Vote Bila Fujo Kilifi County Kudumisha Amani Ni wajibu wetu among others.