Aukot dismisses Building Bridges Initiative

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Third Way Alliance party claimed that the BBI task force members were not vetted and the public was not involved in the decision as required by law.

Third-way Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot has dismissed the building bridges initiative saying it has nothing good for Kenyans.

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Aukot says his rejected Punguza Mizigo bill that aimed at amending the constitution had captured the interest of the counties, unlike the BBI.

The Third-Way alliance leader was speaking during a visit to Kapedo in Turkana where he rubbished the Building bridges initiative saying it will only benefit the opposition leader Raila Odinga.

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Aukot expressed support for further resources to the counties saying his bill had captured legal modalities proposals on how funds would be channelled directs to the county wards.

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Elsewhere in coast region governors have agreed to give coast leaders first priority to speak in Saturday’s BBI rally to held at Tononoka grounds.

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The coast governors’ resolution has been informed by the need to capture the voice of the coast people in the public forum.

Meanwhile, a suspect has been arrested at Mlolongo town collecting ID cards and dishing out money to recruit members of the public to a new political party associated with a former Cabinet Secretary.

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According to the Athi-river Deputy County Commissioner David Juma the suspect is an agent of a political party and was registering members of the public illegally without the knowledge of security and administration agencies.

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