Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo ( Photo Courtesy)
President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga have received a major in their push to amend the country's Constitution through the Building Bridges Initiative with former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo now throwing his weight behind the push.
Kabogo has been blowing hot and cold in his support for BBI. However, while speaking on Wednesday night during an interview with KTN News, the former Governor said that he supports the initiative as it has many good proposals.
According to Kabogo, the mere fact that BBI is proposing to increase county governments budget allocation to 35 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product is enough reason for BBI to be passed.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy)
The President and former Prime Minister's push for Constitutional amendment has been faulted by the critics of the process including Deputy President William Ruto and former Justice Minister Martha Karua.
According to the DP and his allies, the BBI doesn't give a practical solution to problems affecting ordinary Kenyans.
The DP who has fallen short of declaring that he will lead the "No" campaigns believes that BBI is meant to benefit the country's political big boys.
With Mount Kenya region becoming the centre of the BBI campaigns,the entry of Kabogo into the fray gives Uhuru the much-needed support to rally the vote-rich region to support the initiative.
Known for his deeper pockets, Kabogo's declaration is a major win for Uhuru and Raila with Ruto being the biggest political casualty.
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