Catholic bishops in charge of disciplined forces have urged Kenyans to respect the rule of law amid increasing political temperatures in the country occasioned by the highly contested party primaries.
The clergy say the situation could get worse in the run up to the August 8th polls.
Speaking in Garissa town during a joint thanks giving service for disciplined service officers and their families, Meru diocese Rt Rev Salesius Mugambi urged Kenyans to keep law and order during the electioneering period.
Senior deputy commissioner of prisons Florence Momanyi on her part assured that the government recognizes the role played by the disciplined forces and called on the public to resist politicians who want to use unorthodox means to ascend to power.
Echoing the same sentiments Garissa Central Assistant County Commissioner Peter Masaa said Kenyans should be wary of politicians who are out to use them for their own selfish gains during the elections.
The country is gearing towards a very critical season with political temperatures rising by the day