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.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) When the Senate and the National Assembly passed the Building Bridges Initiative Bill, perhaps never did President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga expect the High Court to hand them a shocker.In a lengthy High Court ruling on Thursday to determine the constitutionality of the BBI process, the 5-Judge bench declared that the entire exercise is unconstitutional.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga gestures while speaking during a past interview.[Source Courtesy] Renowned controversial lawyer Donald Kipkorir has reacted to the High Court's ruling that the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) was not a popular initiative but one that emanated from the head of state and the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga.
Orange democratic movement supporter and politician, Honorable William Chepkut who is the member of parliament of Ainabkoi constituency has finally opened up about the ongoing debate on the building bridges initiative.Photo:Courtesy Taking to his Twitter account to express his opinions and suggestions on the matter, he revealed that all the rumors about the just nullified building bridges initiative was a temporary thing.
ODM secretary General Edwin Sifuna has sends a raw message to MP Jumwa on her remover from the party.According to Edwin Sifuna the ODM Party did give her a fair hearing before she was suspended from the party which a different news from the county which claim that they did not give her a fair hearing.
Some section of Kenyans especially alligned to DP Ruto seem to have been pleased with court's decision for finding BBI document unlawful and unconstitutional.This now shows that it is a big blow to both president Uhuru Kenyatta and former prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga since IEBC will not be allowed to conduct a referendum.
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.
Kenya is a sovereign nation that is guided by the new constitution of 2010 which consist of fundamental human rights and freedoms that protect citizens.Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party that is under the leadership of the former Prime Minister Hon.Raila Amollo Odinga has reinstated Rarieda Constituency Member of Parliament Hon.
Bahati Mp Hon Kimani Ngunjiri, today voiced out His displasure on the way ODM lawmakers are spreading news about the impeachment of the deputy president William Ruto, saying that they have the numbers with reference to the recent BBI votes in the National Parliament.Speaking in Nakuru, Ngunjiri now says that the BBI votes in Parliament, 2022 elections and Ruto's impeachment are three different matters that should not be mixed up.
A Kenyan Twitter user has raised his concerns about the Kimilili member of parliament Hon Didmus Barasa's Sabbatical Leave that he announced about a month ago.The user has asked that he thought Barasa was on a a leave away from active politics.This comes after the politician has been seen today within bonchari constituency drumming up support for United Democratic Association party Candidate at Nyakungu polling station.
Another shock has striked the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) owners after news reveals that five judges are against the referendum.The court has claimed the IEBC cannot conduct any serious busines unless it meets the threshold quorum of five commissioners.It has been reported the the verification signatures for BBI have been rendered null and void.
President Uhuru Kenyatta together with his handshake partner Raila Odinga are now likely to go back to the drawing board and check on what they went with in the BBI process.This is after the High Court makes its ruling today concerning how the entire process to amend the 2010 Constitution with the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 was done.
After all that efforts, time, finance and energy spent on enforcing Building Bridges Iniative(BBI) referendum by the government of late five judges of Supreme Court have declared it unconstitutional and their efforts bored no fruits.For BBI referendum to pass which was as a result of former prime Minister Raila Odinga and H. E Uhuru Kenyatta handshake, it has passed through various stages :1st one being signed up by atlist a million citizens which was passed, 2ndly voted for by M.C.As in all counties and passed by over half of 47 counties.
The current Kenyan constitution stipulates that the Senate should comprise of 47 elected senators, 16 women nominated by the various political parties, a further 2 members to represent people living with disability and finally 2 more senators who represent the youth.In this article, we highlight the academic qualifications held by these nominated senators.
Recently, two MPs were hosted on CitizenTV to give their views concerning the BBI document and its fate ahead of the High Court ruling.During the heated debate by the two legislators, Hon.Ndindi Nyoro and Jared Okello, Jeff Koinange was almost forced to intervene.
Photo: Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta The ODM Party leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta have been pushing for the success of the Building Bridges Initiative claiming that it will help unify the country and bring an end to election violence.However, most leaders and politicians belonging to the "tangatanga" junction have been against the BBI.
The ODM through their secretary general, has decided to reinstate Rarieda Member of Parliament Otiende Amollo as Justice and Legal Affairs Committee vice-chairman.A position that he lost after going against the wishes of His party leader Raila Odinga."The decision that was taken by the leadership of the House was to be able to ensure that the interests of the party in the passage of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill were protected.
The Kenyan political class from nearly all political parties in Kenya had misconduct and associate challenges in the past elections.However, most politicians seem to have mastered the game and are already planning to encounter the present and future challenges.The major political parties such as ODM, KANU, and Jubilee have cracked the whip on rebels as realignments ahead of the 2022 General Election takes shape.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga's move to amend the Constitution through the popular BBI Initiative received a deadly blow on Thursday night when five Judges of the High Court sat to make their judgement.In their submissions, the five Judges cited the following reasons for nullifying the BBI Initiative summarily: 1.
Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura has lost his seat after the Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Lusaka gazetted his position as vacant.The now former Senator had been accused of going against the Jubilee party's constitution and pledging his allegiance to UDA, a party associated with Deputy President William Ruto.