President Uhuru has called on pro-handshake MPs in what appears to be a meeting to organize the political agendas of this year’s coalition.
This comes as a result of a week after they passed a political party (Amendment Bill) 2021 in the parliament.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has invited MPs who support government business for lunch at the Statehouse today afternoon.
Leaders of the Jubilee and ODM factions have already invited the MPs to the meeting.
President Uhuru To Host Mps For A Lunch At State House
Jubilee coalition Joint Parliamentary Secretary Adan Keynan. Says legislators allied to DP William Ruto who tried unsuccessfully to derail the passage of the Bill should not attend.
“Those who have been opposing government business in Parliament should keep off the meeting. Affirmatively, no Tanga Tanga member is to attend the meeting.”
In addition. National Assembly Minority leader John Mbadi separately says to be tasked to send invites to MPs from the minority side who supported the Bill to attend the meeting.
Mbadi a close ally of ODM leader Raila Odinga said the statehouse meeting will be a luncheon to thank members for passing the Bill.
On the other hand, Jubilee Party deputy secretary-general Joshua Kuttuny. Said the meeting comes at a time the ruling party members have been yearning for an audience with Uhuru.
“It has come at the right time. We need to plan for the future especially now that we are going for elections,” added Joshua
However, The invitation comes just one week after a win in parliament in the passing of a political party debate. Which overthrew the victory presented by Deputy President William Ruto.
Moreover, Uhuru and Raila used their numerical strength in parliament. To wade off resistance from Ruto’s allies to pass all the critical clauses in the political parties Bill.