Kenyans have reacted after Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) secretariat co-chair Dennis Waweru wrote this on his Facebook page. Through his official Facebook page Waweru said Kenyans will decide on the matter as soon as possible. "BBI is unstoppable!I call upon the joint committee of Parliament co-chaired by Senator Okongo Omogeni and Hon. Muturi Kigano to expedite the report for tabling as soon as possible.We are hoping that Kenyans will decide on this matter as soon as possible," said David Waweru.
The race of constitutional amendments is fast taking shape as it's proponents keeps the public in high spirits. After the chaos that marred the 2017 general elections, ODM party leader Raila Odinga and president Uhuru Kenyatta took their time to talk to each other and give Kenyans a way forward through the handshake. This brought about the need to have a new constitution that will cater for all political contestants as well as solve historical injustices that has crippled the country since independence. Photo
The adent ODM supporters have always maintained that they would love to see the former prime minister Raila Odinga on the ballot come 2022, this has put much pressure on the ODM boss because, he has continued to keep his supporters and opponents in the dark, with no one knowing what he is up to as far as his presidential bid is concerned. Eventhough Raila has chosen to deal with the BBI issue first before he announces his political stand, some of his close allies have been seen holding several meetings with
BBI supporters are pushing for a referendum this year. Earlier on it was anticipated that a referendum would be run in June. However, the pandemic has drailed its progress. Current measures of combating the virus burning various gatherings has also contributed highly. The president cancelled parliamentary seatings and all political rallies until further notice. The supporters are now pushing for referendum to be held in August. BBI team is working to have the draft constitution bill handed to the president before
BBI was no doubt a carrot that was dangled to the Mount Kenya region for political leniency and tolerance, the conceptual construct of BBI was to protect, the Kenyatta's, Moi's and Odinga's Raila’s phobia would later on play in a manner that the state house operatives did not expect at the time the reggae tones begun. The best- selling single debut by Raila, “I and president Uhuru Kenyatta are not focused on 2022,” resonated well and they thought they had finally held captive Raila until when the country
Deputy President William Ruto has on Thursday evening spoken about his relationship with President Uhuru Kenyatta disclosing when his friendship with the Head of State took a different dimension.Speaking in a live interview with Citizen TV at his Karen home, the Deputy President has said that until 2017 they had cordially worked with President Uhuru Kenyatta cooperating in ensuring the Jubilee Manifesto is fully implemented.
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Co chairperson, Dennis Waweru took to Facebook to scale up the popularity of the document among netizens and termed it unstoppable. On his post, Dennis Waweru called upon the joint Parliamentary committee on BBI to work on tabling the document in Parliament sooner than later. "We are hoping Kenyans will decide as soon as possible," Dennis Waweru Remarked in the post. Netizens had mixed reactions to Dennis Waweru's Post and below are some of the comments left ; This comes
In the last days of former Chief Justice David Maraga, things almost became worse to the Members of the Parliament. That is because David Maraga came out publicly to advise President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve his Parliament. Although President Uhuru Kenyatta chose to ignore the Chief Justice, 2/3 gender rule has been the talk of the nation for a period of time now. It is even included in the BBI and everywhere in any possible future plans. All those debates and discussions on giving women special chances has
Politician Dennis Waweru has asked the joint committee of parliament co-chaired by Senator Okongo Omogeni and Hon. Muturi Kigano to speed up the report to allow Kenyans make an informed decision. "BBI is unstoppable! I call upon the joint committee of Parliament co-chaired by Senator Okongo Omogeni and Hon. Muturi Kigano to expedite the report for tabling as soon as possible. We are hoping that Kenyans will decide on this matter as soon as possible," he wrote. The BBI report which seeks to amend the constitution
Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 popular known as Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) is again facing a new hurdles ahead of much awaited referendum.Details have now emerged that there is fresh collision among members of parliament over Building Bridges Initiative.According to one local daily, the fate of 70 new constituencies proposed in Building Bridges Intiative hangs in balance after team of senators led by Siaya senator James Orengo resolved to drop it.
After yesterday meeting conducted minority leader in the senate senator james Orengo with other six senators including Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo marakwet), Samson Cherargei (Nandi), Okong'o Omogeni (Nyamira), Mithika linturi (Meru), Irung'u Kang'ata (Murang'a) and Mutual kalonzo jnr (Makueni) over BBI amendments proposed earlier on by ODM leader Raila Odinga and president Uhuru Kenyatta. However Tangatanga leaders differed earlier on with president Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leaders over BBI proposal before it
Royal media citizen TV and their famous journalist Linus kakai were at Karen the deputy President his home to interview him about his agenda and the relationship with his boss.When the deputy president was speaking to citizen TV, he explained how they worked together with his boss in 2013-2017is different from 2018 up to date. "
President Uhuru and DP Ruto have been reading from different scripts since they assumed office for their second term in 2017.Key Ruto allies have faced the consequences of his fallout with President Uhuru with some of them being axed from key positions both in the Senate and parliament respectively.
The Building Bridges Initiative agenda was initiated in 2019 by the two handshake Principles namely President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.The BBI embodied fundamental principals as far as changing the constitution and bringing sanity in the electoral future and history in Kenya is concerned.Also it seeked to expand the executive arm of government.
Speaking during a live interview with citizen television, Deputy President William Ruto admitted that they have challenges in the Jubilee House.Ruto did admit that his relationship with the president has detoriated.The way they worked in 2013 is different from the way they work now.In 2013 they worked as a pair but alot changed after 2017.
Today, Deputy President William Ruto took on Citizen TV interview "News Gang" with Linus Kaikai, to explain his agenda in Jubilee and aftermath as we head to 2022 William Ruto, who has candidly said that the jubilee Agenda to transform Kenya changed along the way, as new priorities came in like BBI and Handshake which disuaded the real agenda for Jubilee.
The announcement by president Kenyatta suspending political activities in the country to contain the spread of Covid-19 slowed the BBI campaigns.The country has not heard much about the constitutional amendments in the past one month since this announcement.However, supporters of the process have renewed their efforts to have the referendum held this year.
Deputy President William Ruto has on Thursday evening spoken about his relationship with President Uhuru Kenyatta disclosing when his friendship with the Head of State took a different dimension.Nevertheless, DP William Ruto has now slammed the Jubilee Party leadership led by David Murathe and Raphael Tuju.He has accused the two leaders of completely misleading President Uhuru Kenyatta not forgetting that after his second term, the Jubilee Party will have to operate.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has today declared four vacancy openings in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in a gazette issued by the organization dated 16, April 2021. This gazette notice was issued by the president following the resignation of four people and there was the need to fill the seats. The declaration of this vacancy raises eyebrows if it is a pre-planned move by the President to influence the outcome of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill whether it will head to a referendum.
The much anticipated 2022 general elections is just around the corner and political strategies and realignments are beginning to take center stage. With political analysts focused on two major political bigwigs, former premier Raila Odinga and vice president William Ruto, it's also true to say that the other political 'bigwigs' cannot be left out of the equation. Political pundits and the parties involved are still waiting for much awaited BBI referendum following the recent handshake between the former premier