Jubilee needs grassroots elections to strengthen, achieve Big Four - MPs - 6 months ago, 20 Aug 09:39

By: Patrick Vidija @v ...

Some Jubilee Party lawmakers want grassroots elections held so space is opened up for political participation.

In a post on his Facebook page on Monday, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria noted that President Uhuru Kenyatta's party is the only one without this space.

Kuria said the elections are "long overdue" and further pointed out that their key counterparts in the opposition have party leadership roles.

He named Suba South MP John Mbadi (ODM), Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana (Wiper), former Kakamega Boni Khalwale (Ford Kenya) and Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa (Ford Kenya). 

"The government in any democracy is the product of a political process. Political parties are the fathers and mothers of governments," Kuria went on to say.

"Key national agenda such as the Big Four ought to be buttressed by a strong political will. The Big Four is a very potent warhead with the potential of transforming Kenya forever. But even the most lethal ...
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