...violence experienced in the country following the October 26th elections and wants leaders to publicly reject violence and keep peace. The US Ambassador appealed to both Uhuru and Raila to avoid violence and control their supporters to desist from acts of violence.
“The United States is profoundly concerned by the outbreaks of violence in Kenya following the October 26 election.” “Leaders and politicians should clearly and publicly reject violence and work to keep the peace and make every effort to ensure the supporters do so as well,” read part of the statement. “We are deeply concerned by reports of excessive use of force by the police; we urge that all such allegations be fully investigated and any officer who have acted outside the law be held to account,” added Godec.
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