President Uhuru Kenyatta has been pushing Kenyans to have Huduma Namba cards as the official documents that can be used to conduct any transaction. There is a bill in parliament that seeks to have Kenyans who do not have Huduma Namba denied the essential government services. The Immigration Department is not reading from the same script with the government in the proposed amendment to the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act through the Huduma Bill 2021.
People who provide incorrect information about themselves during the Huduma Namba registration process risk being sentenced to prison. Those who provide incorrect information about themselves or make fraudulent claims for Huduma Namba registration face a Ksh3 million fine or three years in prison, according to a proposed Huduma Namba Bill, 2021.
Narok Senator Ledama Olekina has termed the Huduma Namba Bill already in Parliament a very dangerous bill for Kenyans revealing what will unexpectedly happen if passed without any amendments. According to the Narok Senator, he has informed that his work is to pass laws as a member of the Senate adding that also every Kenyans has a right to speak a voice on the changes that should be done for good laws.
Panic and uncertainty have rocked President Uhuru Kenyatta' s government after it emerged that a number of key government institutions that provide crucial services to Kenyans may soon be rescinded with employees send home in what is seen as another massive job loses looming. Sources reveal that the concern government employees with many who have not fully repaid loans are sent to be send packing should the government backed Huduma Bill 2021 is passed into law.
ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi has joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) in voicing against the use of Huduma Namba during elections. In a statement, Mudavadi stated that the use of the Huduma Namba registry during elections risks rendering the exercise shambolic. According to Mudavadi, the Use of Huduma Namba will revisit the *vifaranga vya Kompyuta" narrative that dominated the 2017 polls.
The majority whip to the National Assembly, Hon. Amos Kimunya, has tabled a motion in the assembly seeking Huduma Namba details be used by the Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA) and the IEBC for various functions. Details that emerge from the proposals are as follows:
Some government institutions that have for quite a long time offered key types of assistance to Kenyans may before long be abolished assuming the Huduma Bill 2021 comes into law. The bill accommodates the foundation of an information base that will rope in key capacities at the work area of the Interior Principal Secretary.
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The Parliament of Kenya is currently in discussion to determine the future of Huduma Namba and Huduma Card in the country. The Huduma Namba operation had earlier been suspended by the High Court after it was revealed that it did not follow the right procedures for its implementations. However it was recently revived by PS Karanja Kibicho who argues that it might of good help to Kenyans.
Musalia Mudavadi has said Kenyans are free to elect any ruler they want without coercion from anybody. According to Mudavadi, Kenyans have the right to choose their leader according to their will as their rights to democracy is in constitution. Mudavadi also weighed in on a bill amending the Political Parties Bill, 2021 and said that the law could interfere with upcoming elections.
Huduma namba bill is a proposed bill that is still being debated, not yet passed by the national assembly. The bill was moved by the national assembly majority leader Amos Kimunya and it will in its final stages before the senate taken to the senate if passed. Many Kenyans were registered into the Biometric data system also called Huduma Namba in 2019 nationwide exercise done by the government.
Tabled in the National Assembly by the Majority Whip, Hon. Amos Kimunya, a few days ago, the bill proposes every Kenyan to be registered in the National Integrated Information Management System (NIIMS). Upon registration individuals will be issued with a Huduma Namba. The bill also proposes that every new born be registered within 90 days of birth and given their respective Huduma Nambas.
The government has been planning to initiate the use of Huduma Namba in the next general elections. Many people have however come out to say no to the proposal. One person who has strongly voted against the proposal is the Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi. Mudavadi was at Vihiga Cultural Festival when he said this.
Bad news Kenyans after Latest news concerning huduma number, According to a proposed Huduma Namba Bill, 2021, those who give false details about themselves or make false declaration will face a punishment after the latest news. According to sources, the bill seeks to curb unlawful use of information like names, date of birth, postcode and residences.This Is after it has been noticed that people forged documents to facilitate enrolling into the National Integrated Identity Management (NIIMS) database, Others are reported to have impersonate another person by providing any false biometric information.
Huduma Namba was introduced in the country some few years ago. The card contains personal information which includes, the date of birth, ID number, fingerprints and many others information which must kept as confidential. Futhermore, more than 1 million Kenyans have received their cards in the country.
There are plans to make every Kenyan citizen with Huduma Card become an automatic taxpayer immediately they turn 18 years old. This is according to a new bill proposal.The bill has stated that every kenyan who attains the age of 18 shall become a tax payer by default. The bill seeks to allow the Kenya Revenue Authority Director General to activate the tax obligations.
Kenyans now have a reason to worry as the government of Kenya is now seeking to replace Huduma Namba with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) PIN, this is in a move to curb tax evasion by Kenyans, the government seeks to make the Huduma Namba ID an identifier of taxpayers.The Huduma Namba assigned to an individual under the Huduma Act, 2021 shall now serve as the PIN for the purpose of tax law, the children who have been offered the Huduma Namba will automatically be listed as taxpayers once they attain 18 years and will be required to file tax returns annually regardless of their income status.This move is after KRA realised that most people evade tax by failing to file their returns.
How Linking Huduma Namba And IEBC's Voter Register Will Mess Up 2022 Elections Credibility- Mudavadi
In an interview with Citizen TV, Musalia Mudavadi slammed the plan to link Huduma Namba to the voter register in the run-up to the 2022 General Election. According to Mudavadi, only the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is in charge of elections in the country.
ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi has opposed the use of Huduma Number In the 2022 general election. According to him, It's clear there are people out to use such to rig the 2022 general election in favour of a certain preferred candidate by the deep state. Mudavadi is clear Kenya has come far especially in matters elections rigging and we must not get there anymore for Kenyans want to elect a leader of their choice.
The Kenya Revenue Authority has said that every Kenya who has been enrolled in the Huduma Namba system will automatically be listed as a taxpayer when he/she turns 18 years of age. This is in line with the newly proposed bill. The tax paying obligations will be activated for every Kenyan immediately they turn 18 as said by the Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General.