A group of Kenyan youths have embarked on a campaign to support President Yoweri Museveni’s 5th term in office Chimpreports has learnt.
The youths named Vijana Sasa [Youth now] hold that President Museveni’s reelection 2016 re-election is key to EAC federation and stability of the region- The Star Kenya reports
Kenyan media reports that About 900 Kenyan youth yesterday arrived in Uganda to campaign for President Yoweri Museveni’s re-election.
They are from Uasin-Gishu, Nandi, Mount Elgon and West Pokot counties.
The “Vijana Sasa” group said the February 2016 election is key for the future of the East African Community.
Speaking ahead of their trip to Kampala, Richard Kemboi the convener of the group, said re-election of Museveni will boost trade and free movement between Kenya an Uganda.He said they were given clearance by Ugandan authorities.
“Kenya shares many things with Uganda…many Kenyans live in Uganda and we are supporting that,” Kemboi said.
He said they are working for the Ugandan President “due to his love and unwavering support for Kenyan people”.
Kemboi said Kenyans who fled the 2009-08 post election violence to Uganda were treated well.
Daniel Psirimoi, a volunteer, said re-election of President Museveni is key to the stability of the region . He urged Kenyans and the Great Lakes region to support Museveni.
The youth’s representative from West Pokot county Simion Plapan said cross-border cattle rustling and proliferation of arms will stop with the integration of the East African Community to East Africa Federation.
“Museveni is the leader who can accelerate the process of creating the East African States into a fully operational federation,” he said.