Ruto allies maintain BBI report should be people-centered

A section of MPs loyal to Deputy President William Ruto have maintained that their support for BBI report is to ensure that the issues within the report are people-centered. The Legislators who retreated in Naivasha for the last two days faulted the manner in which the BBI popularization rallies are being done. In a statement read by Bungoma Woman Representative Catherine Wambilianga, the MPs argued that the discussions in the past rallies in Kisii and Kakamega have been centered on personalities and positions of the political class rather than issues…

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MCA urges MPs to expedite petition on NHIF for elderly,PWDs and OVC

Just a day after the World marked Day of older persons, Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has urged the National assembly to expedite the petition he presented to the house concerning the elderly, orphans and Vulnerable children as well as Persons living with disability. In the Petition, the Nakuru MCA is seeking that the National assembly to ensure the government helps the three categories of citizens to access medical care through NHIF. Dr.Mbae argues that these vulnerable citizens in the society are today being turned away from hospitals because the…

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Operationalise Constitutional 2/3 principle, lobby group tells MPs

The two thirds gender Principle is a constitutional requirement and should be operationalized through the Bill before the national assembly. Nakuru Based Midrift Human Rights Network Chief Executive Officer Mr.Joseph Omondi in an exclusive interview slammed MPs whom he says have a mission to do away with the Bill. According to Mr.Omondi, since the Principle of 2/3 is constitutional, the only way to do away with it is through a referendum. “The Bill should be operationalized since it is a Principle in our constitution. We cannot do away with the…

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Political parties have no room to gag MPs,says Kuresoi South legislator

A day after a public spat between deputy president William Ruto and Raila Odinga over the alleged plans to infiltrate Jubilee party and wreck havoc, Kuresoi South MP Joseph Tonui has weighed in on the war of words accusing the former premier of undermining the deputy president’s delivery of services across the country through machinations. Speaking in Nakuru town, Tonui said that the former premier is known for arm-twisting within parties and as such can’t be trusted to ensure that nothing affects the political establishments int he country. He further…

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Avoid games on budgetary matters, Mututho tells legislators

Former Naivasha MP John Mututho has called on both Jubilee and Nasa politicians not to play around with matters of budget which are of public interest. In an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Mututho stated that it was wrong for MPs to peddle around with Budget issues leading to an embarrassment to the Jubilee Government. He added that Kenyans have no issue with paying taxes, but they need to know how the taxes are being utilized towards development. “I want to tell Members of Parliament to stop playing with minds of…

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Mututho wants stern action taken against corrupt MPs

Former Nacada Boss John Mututho now wants stern action taken against corrupt Members of various committees in the National Assembly and Senate. Mututho who once served as MP for Naivasha says there has been a trend in parliament where some committee members become compromised when probing scandals involving powerful persons in the country. Addressing media on Monday at his Jomec offices, the former Nacada boss said a time has come that corrupt MPs step aside and allow persons of integrity to serve Kenyans. “We condemn the corruption cases being reported…

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