"Linda Katiba" lobby group member, Amdany had a lot to say concerning the entire process. She considered the ruling from High Court a prophetic one.
She said that it was already known that Kenyans and constitutional group anticipated Judges to rule in favour of them, and indeed it was, hence the ruling a prophetic one.
"Once a person is President of a nation, he/she cannot be a private citizen anymore," she said.
Therefore such an individual cannot initiate any proceedings termed as popular initiative.
The Bill came with different agendas, one being a report document on the other hand being a popular initiative to amend the constitution hence a confusion.
The initiative should have stemmed directly from citizens, who for one way or another see the need to amend the constitution citing areas of interest instead of political class especially the president.
To distinguish this bill process from being a popular mandate, is that State Resources were employed in its running, for instance, Several meetings were held across the country, promises of car grants and payments to individuals staged as committee members.
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