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Many Kenyans React After Bishop Tells Ruto That It's Not A Must For A Leader To Ask For Forgiveness

Kenyans have reacted differently when a Bishop from Embu County, where Deputy President Dr William Ruto was praying today before heading to Mount Kenya East for his campaign, reminded the second in command that asking for forgiveness in public, as Ruto did on Thursday, is not required.

According to Channel 7 news, the Bishop said that while it is good to ask for forgiveness, as Deputy President Dr William Ruto did during the National Prayer Breakfast in Nairobi, it is not a must because forgiveness may not always be granted. Instead, he can make peace with his opponents by asking God to forgive them because they do not know what they are doing.

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Kenyans have reacted angrily to the Bishop's statement, with supporters of Deputy President Dr. William Ruto claiming it is ludicrous for a man of God to say someone should not apologize. They claimed that because no one is perfect, Ruto is bound to make errors and that asking for forgiveness is a healthy thing to do. Others who appeared to be supporters of Ruto, such as Azimio leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta, have backed the Bishop's statement, claiming that Ruto is a hypocrite who asks for forgiveness and then goes on to make the same mistakes when campaigning.

Here are some of their Facebook reactions:

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