No IEBC talks outside constitution, Uhuru tells religious leaders

President Uhuru Kenyatta issues his address during the annual national prayer breakfast at Safari Park Hotel and Casino in Nairobi, JUne 3, 2016. Photo/PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta issues his address during the annual national prayer breakfast at Safari Park Hotel and Casino in Nairobi, JUne 3, 2016. Photo/PSCU

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated that the law must be followed in all matters to do with constitutional organisations.

“We are happy that the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee has said and hearing the views of Kenyans,” Uhuru said on Friday.

"We want dialogue like yesterday but it must be held within the confines of the law. Dialogue is not about going to the streets or meeting in tea rooms."

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Deputy President William Ruto met religious leaders at Safari Park Hotel and Casino in Nairobi after attending the annual national prayer breakfast.

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The religious leaders included Supkem secretary general Adan Wachu, NCCK general secretary Reverend Canon Peter Karanja and Bishop Alfred Rotich of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops.

The electoral body held talks on the IEBC stalemate with leaders from various religious denominations on May 27.

The leaders, drawn from the Muslim, Christian and Hindu faiths, urged Cord to dialogue with the government.