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Kang'ata Ataambia Nini Watu? Mt. Kenya Counties Passes BBI

By Ron94 | self meida writer
Published 6 days ago - 1831 views

The BBI constitutional Amendment has surpassed the requisite 24 counties with 29 counties having voted in favour of the Bill. 

In a super Tuesday vote, an overwhelming 16 counties voted to support the BBI document with majority of the counties from the Mt.Kenya region unanimously voting for the bill.

Former Senate Majority Whip,Senator Irungu Kangata had written a letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta to communicate to him that document was unpopular in Mt.Kenya region, especially in Muranga and was bound to fail.

But in a twist of events Muranga county joined Nyeri, Kiambu, Nakuru, Meru and Kirinyaga among other Mt.Kenya counties to consider the bill on Tuesday morning after concluding a robust public participations.

The vote has exposed the Deputy President Dr.William Ruto allies from My.Kenya who have been on the front in opposing the BBI.

Alice Wahome,Ndindi Nyoro and Susan Kihika are among the notable figures who have been championing for the rejection of the document.

Rift Valley counties,where the Deputy President enjoys support, have embraced a wait and see approach to the BBI bill.

The bill will now proceed the National Assembly for consideration before heading to referendum.

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