A section of Uasin Gishu residents have urged members of county assembly in Rift Valley to pass the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Bill when it is tabled in their respective assemblies.
A resident by the name Simeon asked the residents to respect the current leadership because they expect the same when their son ascends to power.
He went ahead to vouch for BBI Bill by stating that the Bill in good for the people of Uasin Gishu. He said that the current constitution was opposed by the deputy President William Ruto but he is now enjoying it's fruits by virtue of being the Dp.
Mr Simeon warned the MCAs for dire consequences should they vote to oppose the Bill. He said that they will punish them through the ballot in the next general election.
A second resident by the name Chebei urged the MCAs to pass the bill because it will help the residents. She said MCAs should respect the president and vote for the bill. She said that the Bill comes with many benefits like job opportunities for their unemployed youths and more money for the county governments.
As at the time of writing this article a total of 27 county assemblies had passed the bill surpassing the required 24 County assemblies. Kakamega, Bungoma, Murang'a, Makueni, Kirinyaga, Mombasa, Nakuru County among others voted on Tuesday to pass the Bill.
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