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Pact threatened by naysayers - 20 Mar 2018 06:17

Justin Muturi

On March 9, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a joint statement to the nation outlining the framework for “Building Bridges to a New Kenyan Nation”. The President and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga highlighted the need for inclusivity and cohesiveness. Reading their mood and the reactions to the initiative, the most pressing issues for Kenyans are inclusivity, cohesiveness, reconciliation, and their assured welfare for social and economic posterity of the nation, as opposed to simplistic party politics. The mandate of the National Assembly under the Constitution lends itself to promoting inclusivity and cohesiveness of the nation. The National Assembly is charged with legislation, oversight and representation roles. It discharges this mandate by deliberating on and resolving issues of concern to the people, legislation, the budget process and overseeing the conduct of state officers and offices. Aware of its key role in implementing this noble initiative, the House on Wednesday unanimously adopted ...
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