Mahama calls for calm in Kenya ahead of knife-edged elections

Mahama calls for calm in Kenya ahead of knife-edged elections

- Former president John Mahama has warned Kenyan politicians against violence

- The Kenyan elections takes place on August 8 with pockets of violence already surfacing

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Former president, John Dramani Mahama, has decried the pockets of violence recorded in Kenya ahead of the elections on August 8th.

Mahama calls for calm in Kenya ahead of knife-edged elections

Mahama calls for calm in Kenya ahead of knife-edged elections

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John Mahama, who is currently the chair of the Commonwealth Observers Group in Kenya, has charged all political parties especially their leaders to shun violence so as to ensure a peaceful election.

“Not any single life of a Kenyan should be lost because a section of people who want to serve the people of Kenya. Political leaders must constantly reassure the public that they are committed towards a peaceful election,” Mahama cried out.

The build up to the Kenyan elections is reported tense as tens of foreign election observers including NPP's Peter Mac Manu are reported to have been deported from the country.

Watch Mahama's video below:

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