According to Raphael Tuju, he has been quoted by the Nation informing that there are no such plans and that the Head of State himself has made it public that he wishes not to extend his term since this country is ruled by the Rule of Law.
Raphael Tuju has however said that it should be in the public domain that war is not the only factor that can lead to the extension of the term of a sitting president adding that what happened in the year 2012 which saw elections postponed to March 2013 can also apply.
"There are no plans to extend President Uhuru's term. War is not the only factor that can result in postponing the elections. The same rationale that was used back in 2012 to push the general elections to March 2013 would as well be put in place," Raphael Tuju has said as quoted by the Nation.
During a past event, President Uhuru Kenyatta has been on the record informing that he finds it unfortunate that some leaders are interpreting the scenario of a referendum to change the Constitution, to mean that certain individuals want to change that Constitution to extend the presidential term.
Uhuru added, “I can tell you, if there is one thing that Kenyans are very, very clear about, very clear about, is the two-term limit. The two term-limit Kenyans are very clear about and they have been clear about since 1992 when we introduced multipartism. And there’s been no single president that has broken that and I don’t intend to be the first.”
Content created and supplied by: kagane_ke (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More