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'Vijana punguzeni' speed, 'uongozi sio' sprint ni marathon president Uhuru advises Kenyan youths

President Uhuru Kenyatta has rallied support for Raila Odinga, the head of the ODM party, stating that leadership is a marathon, not a sprint.Sprinting is defined as sprinting a short distance at top speed for a short period of time.

Uhuru suggested Kenyans should elect a runner after granting city status on Nakuru on Wednesday."Vijana punguzeni sprints, uongozi sio sprints, and ni marathons Mzee atakanyaga pole pole akupite ukiwa bado kwa barabara Mzee atakanyaga pole pole akupite ukiwa bado kwa barabara Mzee atakanyaga pole pole "he stated.("Don't rush, young people. Don't arrive with a lot of speed since it will lead to your demise. You'd rather take your time and get to your destination.")

Uhuru stated that the youth should not be led to feel that some people are too young for the presidency while others are too elderly."mtu anachagua na ubongo wake... ukiambiwa huyu ni mzee tunahitaji kijana... Uongozi ni marathon sio sprint, uongozi sio mpira wa kuchezwa kwa uwanja. Wewe kijana utakimbia speed ufike pale pumzi iishe....mzee akuje pole pole akupite mos mos, "he stated. ("Think for yourself if you're informed that a certain person is too old and that a young leader is required. Leadership is not a sport that can be performed on a field. It's not a sprint; it's a marathon").

Kenyans, he said, should pursue peace rather than violence."Let us not take the prospect of peace for granted. I understand how exciting it is to hear how politicians would carry out specific projects, but you should be aware that peace is the only way out "he stated

Some politicians, according to Uhuru, are still criticizing him for his handshake with Raila."Kenya lost Sh1 trillion when there was unrest. But it was because we agreed on peace that we were able to get through Covid-19 "he stated

"uongozi haina haraka; pole pole mtafika; Hii uongozi itakuletea shida na wananchi.. mimi siwafichi sitafuti kura, usjipeleke na haraka eti hutaki kuungana na watu,"("leadership does not necessitate hurry; take your time and you will succeed. Don't be hasty or unwilling to collaborate. Leadership will cause problems with citizens... let me be clear: I'm not looking for votes.")

All politics in Kenya, according to the Head of State, began at Nakuru."Moto wote unatoka hapa... nyinyi ni watu hatari sana, nyinyi mnaishi mkiwa jamii kutoka kila kona la Kenya," he remarked.

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