Kiraitu Praises Meru MCAs For unanimously Passing The BBI
Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi has lauded Meru MCAs for solidly voting yes to Building Bridges Initiative Bill saying they are all set to receive the change that BBI will bring in all counties for the good of common mwananchi.
Taking to his Facebook page, the Governor said, “Congratulations to the Members of Meru County Assembly for unanimously passing the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020-Building Bridges Initiative.”
The Governor has played a major role in getting the Bill passed by the Assembly.
This even as opposition leader Raila Odinga has expressed optimism that the BBI Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 will henceforth proceed unimpeded towards approval by Kenyans effectively necessitating desired reforms.
In a statement released shortly after the Bill surpassed the constitutional threshold required as seen through the country’s devolved units, the ODM leader said the country is on the verge of instituting much-needed change especially as far as governance is concerned.
“With the dramatic and strong conclusion of the exercise today, we are extremely close to giving our people the reforms they need to create a united, inclusive, stable and prosperous nation that also deals decisively with the crime of corruption.” The ODM leader noted
According to Raila, Tuesday’s outcome is a victory that cannot be taken lightly. He says those opposed to the BBI had launched a powerful campaign that could have easily swayed the public toward a different path.
Just like it has happened during the BBI signature collection exercise and Bill’s subsequent dispatch to the counties where it was adopted resoundingly, the former Prime Minister remains ecstatic that parliament will not stand in the way of an idea whose time has come.
“I now look forward to working with our two houses of Parliament in the coming weeks as we move confidently towards a referendum.” He said in the statement
Raila maintains that Kenyans are not slow learners when it comes to recognizing and seizing moments of change.
“As a people, let us continue being driven by our hopes, not our fears, in search of the unity and prosperity we all desire and deserve.”