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Sankok Reveals A Parliamentary Plan By UDA MPs

Jubilee nominated Member of Parliament David Ole Sankok has revealed a plan against president Uhuru Kenyatta by United Democratic Alliance (UDA) lawmakers after the Political Parties Amendment Bill was passed by Senate of the Republic of Kenya.

According to Sankok, UDA MPs have decided to frustrate legislation processes in Parliament until Uhuru's administration addresses the pressing challenges facing Kenyans which have made the cost of living unbearable. This is because the Head of State had promised to address the same last year. Among the issues include reducing the cost of electricity, fuel and fertilizer.

While speaking during TV 47 Kenya Live show on Thursday morning, the vocal legislator noted that the UDA fraternity would force the president to avail money which can be used to address the aforementioned challenges.

"We (UDA) have said that we will paralyze Parliament until there is money to cushion farmers by subsidizing fertilizers, taxes on gas and the electricity bills come down as the President had promised," David Sankok said.

This comes moments after Uhuru signed the Political Parties Amendment Bill into law, following an overwhelming passage of the same by the Senate on Wednesday evening. During the debate and voting of the bill in Senate, 27 senators agreed that the same should be passed without amendments while a paltry 3 argued that amendments should be made to it.

There has been a protracted altercation in National Assembly and Senate over the bill, whereby MPs and senators affiliated to deputy president Dr William Ruto suggested amendments to the bill, which was introduced by Azimio La Umoja leaning lawmakers. According to them, some proposals in the bill were unconstitutional.

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