Magufuli wise counsel to Uhuru that will see Kenya become a great nation
Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli told president Uhuru Kenyatta that Kenya is bound to become a very great nation if as Kenyans we will stand out and uproot tribalism.
Addressing delegates who had accompanied President Uhuru when he had gone to seek bilateral trade ties between Tanzania and Kenya president Magufuli said that it is very sad to see a country with few ethnic tribes than Tanzania struggle with tribalism menace.
“ As I was talking to President Uhuru Kenyatta he told me that in Kenya they have 43 tribes while in Tanzania we have 121 tribes,” said Magufuli.
According to him, Tanzania is united because they have a common uniting language which is Kiswahili.Meaning all Tanzanians are waswahilis.
He further said if Kenya will be the best country if the leaders starting with the president unite.He also added that Kenya has underachieved because of tribalism.
Additionally, he said as Kenyan we should trust in God and all that we want will happen in line with God’s will.
He told President Uhuru to make sure he works on this issue so that as Kenya and Tanzania becomes a better place to do business.
“ Your excellency President Uhuru if you and your leaders purpose to uproot tribalism, Kenya and Tanzania will be the best place to do business,” he added.
He concluded by saying that given that we are one people one nation there is need to change our mindset so that we can accommodate one another. According to him, leadership is all about service to those who entrusted you with that responsibility.
By Paul Baraza