May 23, 2024

Kenya Kwanza should rule for the next 50 years – Ruto ally

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Kenya Kwanza should rule for the next 50 years - Ruto ally

Kimilili MP and close Ruto ally, Didmus Barasa now says that the Kenya Kwanza regime should rule for the next 5o years

Kimilili MP and close Ruto ally, Didmus Barasa now says that the Kenya Kwanza regime should rule for the next 5o years. 

Speaking during an interview on Monday, April 15, the legislature alleged that if the regime rules for 50 years, it would ensure continuity. 

The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) MP said Kenya Kwanza would rule for at least 50 years without removing the presidential term limit.

Barasa differed with leaders pushing for the removal of the constitutional term limit insisting that even without that, the ruling alliance can rule for at least half a century.

“The only thing that we would want for continuity is that the Kenya Kwanza government rules at least for the next fifty years like Chama Cha Mapinduzi in Tanzania and ANC in South Africa,” Barasa stated. 

Barasa said the continuity of the Kenya Kwanza government would be achieved by making sure that President William Ruto’s successor would be produced by the ruling alliance.

The Legislator added,” We can still do so, by not necessarily removing the term limits, but by ensuring that the Presidents who would come after President Ruto has completed his 10-year constitutional limit, would pick it up from the progress Ruto would have made at that time.”

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The MP was reacting to a push to remove the cap on presidential term limits to allow President Ruto to rule for eternity.

Pokot South Member of Parliament, David Pkosing, had last week ignited debate on the matter after he said there was a plan to remove the presidential term limit.

However, Barasa’s sentiments did not augur well with a section of netizens who criticized him. 

According to the Constitution of Kenya, a President shall not hold office for more than two terms which equals ten years. 

(1) The President shall hold office for a term beginning on the date on which the President was sworn in, and ending when the person next elected President in accordance with Article 136 (2) (a) is sworn in.

(2) A person shall not hold office as President for more than two terms.

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