Political Divide Causes Tension In Church, Bomachoge, Kisii

Several worshippers of P.A.G Church in Bomachoge Borabu are nursing injuries after chaos erupted at Etono’s P.A.G on Sunday afternoon.

It all began when UDA lawmakers clashed with their counterparts in ODM over the performance by the government. Police were forced to lob tear gas to disperse the leaders and their supporters.

On Sunday afternoon, leaders from the Gusii region converged at Etono’s Pentecostal Assemblies of God grounds for a fund drive to foster development among five P.A.G churches in the area.

The National Assembly’s Majority Whip Sylvanus Osoro led a delegation from Kenya Kwanza for the church function, while host legislator Obadiah Barongo and Kitutu Chache South lawmaker Antony Kibagendi represented the Azimio Brigade.

The moment political leaders took took their differences to the pulpit, everything changed as temperatures started rising.Youth backing the political leaders joined in heckling the leaders in the opposing camps.

When Kibagendi started Criticizing Kenya Kwanza lawmakers in the region, he was interrupted and hell broke loose.

The scenes were chaotic until police started lobbing tears to disperse the crowd.

The area Sub County Commandant Gomba Sebe together with his security team had a difficult time restoring order.

The church leadership couldn’t hide its displeasure with the bad manners of politicians.

Japheth Nyakundi, MP Kitutu Chache North who is also the UDA National Treasurer, added, “We cannot be blessed if we come to church to bring violence and noise, we cannot even hear the word of the Lord.”


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