A lawyer who President William Ruto recently praised has taken shots at him over his involvement in the push to amend the constitution.
LSK President Eric Theuri says that Ruto's proposals have been borrowed from the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), which was annuled by the courts.
Ruto on Friday wrote to the bicameral parliament seeking changes to among others, create the office of the Official Leader of the Opposition.
But Theuri is accusing him of trying to pass changes that have been outlawed by the Supreme Court, and has announced that he will not let them pass.
He has said that as lawyers they will reject the initiative, while accusing Ruto of trying to mutilate a constitution he only recently vowed to protect.
“The President is on a dazzling race to mutilate the Constitution even before the ink dries on the oath he took to defend it,” he is quoted by The Star.
Interestingly, this comes only days after Ruto heaped praises on him for not organising demonstrations against him regarding his selection of PSs.
This is after the LSK earlier moved to court accusing him of filling up the available positions with people from a few tribes at the expense of the others.
"It is not bad to take the government to court and my very good friend Eric Theuri did so recently over some appointments I did. If I lose, I will accept it," Ruto said earlier in the month.
Ruto made the remarks while jibing Azimio leader Raila Odinga, who had threatened to organise demonstrations against his government.
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