Angry Carissa Township member of parliament Hon. Aden Duale has today badly lectured President Uhuru Kenyatta and his handshake partner the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga to stop misusing their veto power following the recently hiked Fuel price which has adversely affected common citizens.
While contributing towards today's motion in the national assembly, Hon. Duale stated that the parliament house must rise to the occasion citing that the house had rejected the increase and putting of VAT on petroleum, agitating that the President uses his power under article 115 of the Constitution that is provided for by the same Constitution for the President to protect the Constitution and exercises of the legislatures.
He added that even President Obama used the same veto power only four times in his eight years legacy as the USA President yet President Uhuru Kenyatta has used the same power more than any world's President, more than 35 times in nine years.
He went ahead and pointed out by stating that the country must know that it is not the parliament responsible for the fuel price increment, and the country needs to go to judge Odunga and judge Joel Ngugi to give a clear interpretation of article 115 of the Constitution and then come back to this issue of hiked Fuel price, citing that almost Ksh78 goes to taxation.
He finalized by saying that the President cannot use article 115 to harass Kenyans and the President has used his power to make innocent hustlers suffer.
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