The Deputy President while speaking on Tuesday after the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) was stopped noted that the report could have return Kenya to the old days where the country had imperial President.
"If there was a much more dangerous constitutional change, it was the BBI. It was going to roll back all the gains we had. We fought for almost 30 years against an imperial presidency. The BBI was going to install the imperial presidency in a very unprecedented way,” DP Ruto said.
However, the claims by Ruto that he has been among the forefront fighters against imperial Presidency has not gone well with a section of Kenyans.
Roselyn Akombe who unceremoniously resigned from the Electoral Commission ahead of 2017 repeat of Presidential elections has now angrily reacted to Dr Ruto's remarks.
According to Akombe, Dr Ruto has never been associated with any progressive agenda that seeks to change the country and he was only trying to rewrite history.
She even accused the aspiring 2022 President of being part of the system that oppressed the Kenyans.
''Stop rewriting our history! You have never been associated with any progressive agenda! You were part of the system of oppression. If you seek to defend human rights and the rule of law now, say so. Do not appropriate our struggles!
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