By Brighton Makori
Kisii 20 Oct 2020……..President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated the need for constitutional reforms to deal with historical injustices.
Addressing Kenyans during at the Mashujaa Day Celebrations in Kisii on Tuesday, The Head of State dismissed claims that the anticipated Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) constitutional reforms are meant to create positions for individuals.
The Head of State President stated that the reforms will help the country among others deal with chaos and violence that have become common after every General Election.
“Our Founding fathers and Constitutional herons did not Intend our constitutional order to enslave, they constructed it to serve us.and when it ceases to serve us, we need to borrow from the example of our Founding fathers and rethink” He said
“I urge the country to ponder a constitutional consensus around a three-pronged National Question; political inclusion, equity, violence, ” President Kenyatta added
The DP has been critical of the BBI process arguing that some selfish leaders want to use it to get to power through the backdoor.
Speaking at the same event, the DP called on President Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to include all Kenyans in the BBI debate.
” My friend the former Prime minister has told us about the reggae which is fine, But I guess we will have a robust National Conversation that will bring everyone on Board ” Dp said.
Ruto was reacting to Odinga’s remarks that “BBI reggae” is back after a break and that he will lead his teams to popularize it across the country.
At the same time Both Ruto And Raila hailed the President for having rational state Functions to counties.The decision which President says it is meant to celebrate cultural diversity of Kenya and strengthen the nationhood.