Raila mobilizes support for BBI among women leaders

Written By: Gladys Mungai

ODM leader Raila Odinga has urged women in the country to support the building bridges initiative saying it will unlock the the two thirds gender rule.

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Raila says BBI will ensure adequate representation of women in key positions in Government.

The ODM leaders spoke at the Ufungamano House in Nairobi when he met a group of women leaders.

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He said BBI will bridge the gaps that exist in the current constitution hitting out at those opposing it saying they don’t want the country to progress democratically.

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This even as the Third way Alliance Party said it will seek legal redress following the vetting, approval and swearing in of Ann Kananu as Nairobi’s Deputy Governor.

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The Alliance says the decision to appoint Kananu infringes on the right of Nariobi citizens to elect a Governor of their choice.

Meanwhile Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has urged the Luhya community to unite and strengthen their bargaining power ahead of the 2022 political contest.

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Lusaka said the community has what it takes to lead the Nation but risks being locked out of Government if it does not put its house in order.

 

 

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