Exposed: Inside Uhuru, Raila secret luncheon at the statehouse.

On 13th January 2022, President Uhuru Kenyatta had luncheon with Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political divide, including Leaders of Majority in the National Assembly and Senate Amos Kimunya and Samuel Poghisio.

President Uhuru Kenyatta asked senators to endorse the political parties(amendment)Bill 2021currently before the upper house, pointing out that it will help in improving governance and delivery services to Kenyans.

Speaking during a luncheon, Uhuru urged the lawmakers to speed up the passage of the bill as Kenyans prepares for the 2022 august general elections.

“Some people have tried to demonise political parties amendment as they demonised BBI. This bill is giving us an opportunity to be able to formally work together across political parties in the interest of the nation,” the President said.

The head of state further explained how different laws passed by parliament will ensure that the country attain it’s development goal.

“The  passage of the anti-money laundering bill, for example, will ensure that we are able to continue being part of the international financial system, and to have a respected banking system that can only help improve and mature our economy,” he said.

Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga who accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta during the luncheon, also urged the Senate to emulate the national assembly and pass the bill for the benefit of all Kenyans.

“Law and Constitution-making are always work in progress. Even the old age constitution, the democratic constitution of Unites States of America, is still a work in progress, and they have several amendments, which they always put to use the Fifth Amendment, Sixth Amendment and so on and so forth,” the former prime minister said.More

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