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Uhuru, Raila BBI Team Finally Agree on These 8 Recommendations

VictorOdhiamboEdwin 06/28/2020

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With time running out, the BBI team was scheduled to hand President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga the final BBI draft.

It was earlier reported that the team that was chaired by Senator Yusuf Haji had not agreed on some sections of change.

However, according to reports by the Standard, the BBI team has finally agreed on all the recommendations and will hand over the document to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

TangaTanga wing allied to the Deputy President William Ruto sees the BBI as an opportunity by the so-called 'dynasties' to block Ruto's Presidential bid come 2022.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, however, indicated that he is not interested in using constitution reforms to extend his term in office past 2022.

8 Recommendations Agreed by BBI Team

According to a report by the Standard newspaper, the BBI team has finally agreed on these 8 recommendations.

1. The BBI team has recommended the Hybrid System of governance which will comprise of the Powerful President and weak Prime Minister.

2. The National government will allocate the counties 35% of the total budget to enhance devolution.

3. The team has proposed that an independent treasury be created.

4. The team has proposed that Nairobi governance will be handed over to the National government.

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5. The BBI team has recommended that the Women rep position in the National Assembly be scrapped off.

6. The team has recommended that the position of the nominated Senators be abolished.

7. The BBI team has recommended that political parties will cumulatively nominate 63 women to the National Assembly.

8. The BBI team also recommended that both women and men will be elected in all the 47 counties.

Source: opera.com
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Top Comments
JoelKalya · 06/28/2020
Yes no 1 is perfect.A selected or appointed prime Minister should not be more powerful than a nationally elected president.
+254-072299**** · 06/28/2020
go and pass it that way in paliament we don't want noicy campaigns
MbuthiaMwangi_01 · 06/28/2020
let them punguza counties to 8 with no senate post
SauriStevoh · 06/29/2020
we need that BBI

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