President Kenyatta on March 21 led the country in a National Prayer Day that took place in Nairobi. The president asked Kenyans to continue praying for the country especially during this hard time Coronavirus outbreak has been reported in Kenya.
“Mine is just to continue to ask you fellow Kenyans wherever you may be, let us continue to pray for our country. Let us continue to pray for peace, to pray for unity, to pray for healing, to pray for reconciliation and to pray for prosperity.
Heeding to the call by the president, many Kenyans in different parts of the country joined hands in praying for the nation.
In Nakuru over 20 faithfuls congregated to pray for the medical doctors who are tasked with handling patients.
Mechanics and Bodaboda operators in Ruaka attracted the attention of many when they knelt at Gacharage Junction on Limuru road to pray for the nation. They cited this as a critical moment for the nation thus prompting them to down their tools and pray for the country.
Many applauded the moved by the president to pray for the nation. Some contacted the special service in the confines of their homes.
“I know there are those who are saying that we should depend on science not prayers, but I want to assure you that even science needs God.” The president stated.
“We need to always remember that a nation prospers when a nation believes & trusts in its maker” President Uhuru Kenyatta said.
Many religious leaders who presided over the prayer day function called upon Kenyans to trust in God and continue praying for the nation. They however asked Kenyans to take precautions and observe high level of hygiene.
“Let us know that God is in charge, God is in control and we are going to emerge victorious,” the Most Rev. Dr Ole Sapit stated.
All the county governments were represented by Council of Governors chairman Wycliffe Oparanya while labour unions were represented by Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli.