Akurinu Pastor Explains Political Slogan on His Church

“Bottom Up New Akurinu Ministry” at Kabati area, Murang’a county, few metres off Kenol-Nairobi highway left Netizens wondering why the founder settled on a political expression as the name of his place of worship.

“Bottom Up” was a slogan by the UDA party during campaigns and now a government agenda.

They used it to imply their plans to promote investment amongst the unemployed people.

“I prayed for Ruto to win and when it happened I decided to give my church the phrase he used”

Bishop Kiama Gachanja, the owner, explained why he settled on that name, saying he was aware of claims on social media he is trying to draw the attention of President William Ruto or his deputy Rigathi Gachagua.

“I prayed for Ruto to win and when it happened I decided to give my church the phrase he used to woo us,” Gachanja explained.

Bottom Up New Akurinu Ministry.

Adding, “Those claiming I want favours from the President are wrong. I did not campaign or attend their rallies but I liked their slogan bottom up. I wonder what is exciting Kenyans now. The name has been around since the week Ruto was sworn in”.

When a photo of the church was posted on social media platforms, people faulted the founder saying the name tainted the reputation of Akurinu church.

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Ken Maasai

Ken Wakuraya is a seasoned Journalist with official accreditation from the Media Council of Kenya, possessing extensive expertise in covering political, Entertainment, and Human interest stories.

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