When the building bridges initiative was introduced to Kenyans, the office of the president communicated that treasury had set aside some 10 billion to sponsor the proposed constitutional amendment bill.But, a statement budget shared by former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has revealed a figure more than 10 billion.Khalwale's alleged statement shows that bill has costed taxpayers a total of 16 billion.
Deputy President William Ruto private Secretary has disclosed a list of 12 leaders who were aiming to benefit from the Building Bridges Initiative only to be left orphans after the Thursday Judgement against the Building Bridges Initiative by the five judges.According to Farouk Kibet he has produced an extract from the Taifa Leo Jumapili disclosing the names of those that were eyeing at the BBI to benefit if it goes through staking big on the report.
ODM Member of Parliament Hon John Mbadi has issued threatening statements after Hon Ndindi Nyoro's contentious remarks in a special sitting held in the National Assembly to discuss the fate of their cases after what they said during the voting session of the Building Bridges Initiative.In a heated debate, Hon Ndindi Nyoro and who was responding to National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi after being asked to give names of those he referred to as the Traitors, Conmen, Cowards, and Sellouts during the past BBI voting exercise.
National Assembly Minority Leader John Mbadi has come out to send a strong message to Deputy President William Ruto on his UDA party, a week after the passing of the the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill.Mbadi who was speaking to the People Daily this Thursday said that its about time people stop believing the propaganda that DP Ruto has numbers in parliament as Thursday's vote proved the contrary with over 200 MPs voting Yes.
Gladys Wanga(Photo courtesy).Gladys Atieno Nyasuna Wanga is the current Homa Bay county woman representative and is serving her second term after being re-elected in 2017 general elections.Wanga is the only woman who is battling to succeed the current Homa Bay county governor Cyprian Otieno Awiti against her male counterparts like the current ODM party chairman Hon.
It was a night of horror to Raila and President Uhuru Kenyatta's Building Bridges Initiative after the court of law termed it as Null and Void since it did not follow the constitution."It is our finding that popular initiative is power reserved for Wanjiku neither the President nor any other state organ can utilize Article 257 to amend the constitution," judges said.
Deputy President William Ruto is currently on the vote hunt projects as he look forward to inherit president Uhuru Kenyatta for the presidency seat come 2022 general elections.The second in command has been holding several convocations in his Karen Residence and low-key meetings with different leaders as he try to build a strong support base ahead of the long awaited electoral year.
For the last few weeks, Rarieda Member of Parliament Otiende Amollo has been dominating the headlines.That is because of his controversial moves when it comes about the BBI.In the midst of his controversial moves, Otiende Amollo was removed by his ODM party from the JLAC thus fueling speculations about his next move.
The Orange Democratic Movement has made a clear argument for Deputy President William Ruto's impeachment.John Mbadi, the chairman of the ODM, has come out in support of the deputy president.His party (ODM) and all of its members, he claims, have not addressed impeachment in any way.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party National Chairman and the Member of Parliament for Suba South constituency Hon John Mbadi has openly disclosed his stand on the allegations that the Mount Kenya Region is benefitting a lot from the 70 constituencies provided in the Uhuru-Raila's Building Bridges Initiative, BBI.
Yesterday on punchline show on K24 TV, panelists Cyrus Jirongo and John Mbadi were hosted by Inea Debarl.It was about the discussion on current state of the nation.Former minister and a vibrant member of KANU, Cyrus Jirongo happened to level grave issues concerning Kenya's DP.
Speaking at K24 TV on Tuesday night ODM Party Member Of Parliament and a close ally of the Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has ended the ongoing speculation about the impending impeachment motion of the Deputy President William Ruto.The pronouncement comes barely a day after nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura was shown the door by the Jubilee Party.
Yesterday on the punchline show on K24, invited panelists were ODM chairman and National Assembly Minority leader John Mbadi and Former Minister and long serving member of KANU, Cyrus Jirongo who were hosted by Inea Debarl.There were other panelists invited too, especially those allied to DP like Bonny Khalwale and apparently didn't appear for excuses they could not say, and for that, the show happened to bring much weight on one side of the Jubilee party led by Deputy President William Ruto.
Photo: Deputy President Dr William Ruto Deputy president Dr William Ruto got a major setback after most parliamentarians voted for the building bridges initiative report paving way for the referendum.During the voting excercise it was crystal clear that the leaders who voted against the bill are allied to the Tanga Tanga group which, is affiliated to the deputy president.
Orange Democratic Movement Party National Chairman John Mbadi has warned Deputy President William Ruto not to bank his trust much on Chief Economist David Ndii issuing contentious remarks.According to Mbadi, he has alleged that David Ndii is not the best fit to spearhead his bottom-Up economic plan since he is not a realist.
The Orange Democratic Movement party has emerged with powerful claims on Deputy President William Ruto's impeachment.Honorable John Mbadi has come up openly in defending the deputy president.According to him, his party (ODM) and the entire leaders in the party have not discussed anything to deal with impeachment.
The ODM Chairman John Mbadi now seems to be confident that the Deputy President William Ruto has no numbers and therefore cannot in any way frustrate the government programs in both the senate and the National Assembly.According to Mbadi who was speaking during a live TV debate on K24 on May 11, 2021 the kind of results which came after the senators voted for the BBI bill was perhaps a sign that DP Ruto has no numbers as was early perceived.
The passing of the Building Bridges Initiative Bill that was brought forth for debate in the Nationally Assembly and Senate has led to political squabbles as some politicians are looking at it in terms of popularity that the former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga and President Uhuru have in parliament vs the popularity the Deputy President William Ruto has.
The speaker of the National assembly Justin Muturi has summoned three members of parliament to appear before the disciplinary Committee over allegations on disorderly Conduct.The three includes the Gatundu member of parliament hon Moses Kuria, Kiharu member of parliament Ndindi Nyoro and Nyali member of parliament hon.
Kiharu member of parliament Ndindi Nyoro and his Gatundu south counterpart Moses Kuria today caused drama in parliament after they accused fellow members of parliament of receiving Ksh.100,000 bribe to vote for BBI constitutional amendment bill.According to the standing orders of the parliament, a member must produce evidence of any allegation they make on the house, failure to which they are forced to withdraw the allegations and apologize.