COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has once again fired shots at Deputy President William Ruto, this time mocking him for failing to have the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2020, shot down in Parliament.Ruto's allies in both the National Assembly and Senate failed to vote against the bill, with the rival camp allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM boss Raila Odinga, the bill's initiators, carrying the day.
Gatundu South Member of Parliament, Hon.Moses Kuria caused uproar after he confessed to having received Ksh.100,000 in National Assembly as bribe to vote for Hon.Amos Kimunya as National Assembly Majority Leader.His confession has exposed the "rot" in Parliament which has been going on for sometime now.
There was drama in the National Assembly when Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria was defending himself after he had claimed that the MPs were bribed.Kuria angered the lawmakers after he called them livestock as he asked Speaker Justin Muturi to protect him from the MPs who had protested against his remarks.
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) faces another hurdle on its path as Judges of the high court gather to determine its legality.This comes after the two Chambers; National Assembly and the Senate passed voted I'm their numbers to make it sail through.Activist Okiya Omtata moved to court to challenge the clamour to amend the Constitution of Kenya 2010 through a popular vote christened the Building Bridges Initiative.
Cracks have emerged in Deputy President William Ruto's camp, with a section of members bashing their colleagues who have declared support for the BBI bill.Ruto remains under intense mockery from his critics, after some of his allies both in the National Assembly and Senate voted in favour of the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which he is seen as the face of the opposition to.
Moses Kuria has admitted that parliamentarians were paid a thousand dollars each to vet in Amos Kimunya as National Assembly's Majority Leader.He made this admission in an interview with the BBC World News.He is willing to refund the bribe.All MPs are guilty of corruption.
At the moment, the talk of the day in Kenya is non other than the Constitutional Amendment Bill (BBI) that awaits to face judgement by the Judiciary Of Kenya.However, saddening news have emerged from one among the many sturborn staunchs of Deputy President William Ruto whose also a Gatundu South Constituency Mp.
It's hardly 7 days now since the National Assembly passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill and later the Senate that left ODM camp chest-thumping all-along upto today.However, ODM camp seemed to have started washing their milking cans of a cow (BBI) that hadn't yet calfed in that, they had dwelled into a celebration without necessarily considering they were in the middle of an ongoing battle.
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) has continued to spark a series of debates from leaders and constitutional scholars who have weighed differently on the document.(Photo, Courtesy) The legislator's both at the National Assembly and the Senate however voted and passed the bill after an intensive debate on the bill in both houses.
Dramatic scene witnessed in parliament today while Ndindi Nyoro in hot exchange of words with the Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi.This happened today in the afternoon as the Ndindi Nyoro was grilled by his fellow Members of Parliament over the allegations that they were bribed inorder to pass the BBI Bill.
Deputy President William Ruto ( Photo Courtesy) As the clock ticks towards the next general election, all eyes on Deputy President William Ruto whose journey to State House is increasingly becoming bumpy.Ruto's recent defeat in the National Assembly and Senate in his bid to stop the BBI Referendum, has exposed him as a politically vulnerable man who could suffer a humiliating defeat should he offer himself for election in the 2022 presidential race.
Controversial DP Ruto ally Hon Nyoro has landed in trouble over his recent remarks during the Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) vote in the National Assembly.(Photo, Courtesy) Speaking during the BBI vote in the National Assembly on Thursday 6th May 2021, the Kiharu Constituency MP tagged the legislators who endorsed the BBI conmen, traitors and sellouts.
The Daily Nation:All bark and no bite?Rutos wake-up call The papers publication features how the deputy President William Ruto's allies bark but does not bite.This came after the National Assembly and the senate voted in favour of the 2020 Constitution Amendment Bill, the Bill the second in command did not support.
Kiharu Member of Parliament Ndindi Nyoro has been suspended from attending parliamentary sittings for a period of four days.This is after the National Assembly speaker Justin Muturi found him culpable of disorderly conduct after he termed some MPs as sellouts, cowards, and conmen.Nyoro made the utterances during the Constitution Amendment Bill, 2020 vote last Thursday, and restated the same on Wednesday saying he had evidence members were compromised.
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.
Despite passing through both the Senate and the National Assembly, today is the day when the Building Bridges Initiative Amendment Bill (2020) will know its fate.The High Court of Kenya through its Human Rights Division will be giving judgement on various petitions against the BBI today at 2:30 p.m. Lady Justice Martha Koome, incoming Chief Justice of Kenya [Photo/Courtesy] These petitions, which total to 8, were consolidated into one.
The Member of Parliament for Hon.Kiharu Constituency in Kiambu County has been today suspended from the National Assembly by the Speaker of the House Justin Muturi for four days.This is after the vocal legislator who is strongly allied to the Deputy President of Kenya William Samoei Ruto was accused of insulting his fellow members of the National Assembly.
After the passing of the Building Bridges Initiative Bill ( BBI) by 235 members of the National Assembly and 52 members of the Senate, politicians had to share their views on what seemed like a huge blow to Deputy President William Ruto who has been against BBI since it was first announced.
Days after the National Assembly passed the BBI bill with 235 votes against 83, while the Senate passed it with 51 votes against 11, Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro has come out to reveal a secret that has left Kenyans talking.Ndindi Nyoro has come out to categorically claim that, some MPs were paid to vote for the BBI Constitutional Amendment Bill last week and that, he was ready to present the evidence in the while he will be attending the National Assembly proceedings.
Yesterday night while speaking to Inooro Tv, health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe sends a strong message to those who think Mt Kenya region is against President Uhuru Kenyatta and Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).Kagwe said that his long term political experience has helped him to know that the region is always united and after majority of MCAs, Members of Parliament and senetors from the region voted in support of BBI them it means the whole region is behind president Uhuru Kenyatta and not TangaTanga section led by deputy president William Ruto as many believes.