End harmful political coronations, say churches

Justin Muturi coronation

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi speaks during his coronation as Mount Kenya spokesman at Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga in Murang'a County on May 22, 2021.

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) South Rift region has urged Kenyans to end the practice of coronating politicians as tribal leaders in ethnic and religious shrines, saying the events are harmful to national cohesion.

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