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Looking For Positions? Raila's Party's Pushes For Big Cabinet

The race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta in the next year's general elections is clear and it seems to be a two horse race with the likes of Musalia Mudavadi,Kalonzo Musyoka,Jimmy Wanjigi and many other individuals who have not declared their interest for the top seat.

The orange Democratic movement party deputy party leaders who are also the second term governors,Ali Hassan Joho and Wycliffe Oparanya declared their interest for the top seat but it seems they have retreated and left it all for the orange Democratic movement party leader Raila Odinga to carry the flag for the fifth time.

But leaving the race for Raila Odinga does not mean that they want to be out of government. And with the fall of the building Bridges initiative report which was to create more positions for equal power sharing,the orange Democratic movement party have embarked on pushing for a bigger cabinet.

According to the people's daily newspaper report,the leaders from ODM party are pushing for the increment of the number of cabinet secretaries in order for the president to have ease in dispersal of power in all corners of the nation.

"Raila Odinga's party pushes pushes for big cabinet," the headlines read.

"ODM deputy party leader Wycliffe Oparanya says capping the number of ministerial positions limits sitting president from ensuring wide dispersal of power after each general elections," the people's daily newspaper reported.

This idea to increase the number of cabinet ministers comes months after the building Bridges initiative report which was meant to increase the number of position and create some other positions like the prime minister,two deputy prime ministers was termed as null and void by the court of appeal of Kenya which sent the BBI appellants back to table to strategize.

Now it seems they have come up with another way and plan to create more Position in Government through the ministry. The number of current cabinet Ministers is eighteen.

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Ali Hassan Joho Jimmy Wanjigi Raila Odinga Uhuru Kenyatta Wycliffe Oparanya


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