Jubilee against an expanded executive says Tuju

Written By: Samson Kitavi
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The Jubilee Party has maintained its hard stance on proposed amendments to the constitution to restructure the executive saying positions will not be created for a select few.

Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju says the ruling party will not entertain the creation of the Prime Minister and two Deputies posts through the amendment of the constitution as proposed by a section of leaders.

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Tiaty Member of Parliament William Kamket has embarked on an ambitious proposal to amend the constitution and allow for an expanded executive, even as the Jubilee party disowned the amendments.

Tuju ruled out any possibility of a referendum to create the positions saying the party will whip its members in Parliament to reject the proposal.

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Speaking  in Ol Kalou town after meeting with top Nyandarua county officials led by Governor Francis Kimemia, county assembly speaker Ndegwa Wahome and area MCAs, Tuju said it would be wrong to take the Country back into a political mood saying this is time for development.

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The leaders have in the meantime urged those calling for the resignation of embattled IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati to follow the law instead of forcing the entire IEBC team out of office.

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But speaking separately, Baringo Women Representative Gladwell Cheruiyot said Chebukati and the two remaining commissioners should swallow their pride and resign, saying Kenyans have lost confidence in the Commission.

 

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