Lobby for electoral reforms, Wetangula urges Raila

Written By: Kevin Wachira
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Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has called on NASA principal Raila Odinga to pursue electoral reforms with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Wetangula who is also the FORD Kenya party leader argues that the handshake between the opposition leader and the President was not only meant to bring political tension to an end but also to spur various reforms within the country’s electoral system.

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Speaking in Kegonga in Kuria east, Migori County, Wetangula challenged Raila Odinga also hinted at the possibility of him seeking the Presidency in 2022.

He said Kenyans are yearning for change within the electoral system calling for an overhaul of the IEBC as currently constituted.

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The senator at the same time lauded the Director of Public prosecutions Nordin Hajji for taking the bold step to crack the whip on political big wigs involved in corruption.

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Meanwhile, claims that MPs were bribed last Thursday to protect Treasury CS Henry Rotich from being held responsible for allowing excess sugar, continue to dominate the political arena.

Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka accompanying senator Wetangula called on the DPP to go after the corrupt MPs.

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In Kitale, Saboti MP Caleb Amisi vowed to move an adjournment motion to suspend Tuesday’s national assembly business and discuss bribery claims facing MPs.

The MP claims each member of the joint committees probing the safety of sugar in the market   received a 10 000 shillings bribe  to water down the report.

 

 

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