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I will support the referendum on one condition- DP Ruto

Edward Kosut
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Dp Ruto addresing MCA at his Sugoi Home [Source; Facebook/William Samoei Ruto]

Deputy president William Ruto revealed that he is not against the constitutional reforms to amend the 2010 constitutional reform.

The DP holds that he has the right to give his judgement as any other Kenyan basing on the need strengthen devolution system in Kenya including increasing allocation of the funds into the counties rather than creation of top positions.   

“I have a right to give my opinion on the proposed referendum just like any other Kenyan. In fact, I have no problem with presidential or parliamentary system of governance so long as Kenyans decide,” said Dp Ruto as quoted in the Citizen Digital.

Dp Ruto spoke when he received a delegation of MCAs and county leaders from Kakamega, Elgeyo Marakwet and Baringo at his Sugoi home in Uasin Gishu  County on Friday.

The MCAs appear to be opposing the referendum's intended scrapping of the county assembly. Ruto however urged them to support the national projects in county levels for effective delivery of of Big 4 agenda.

“As MCAs, you are leaders at the grassroots who are well placed to help the Government implement its development projects, especially the Big Four agenda. We will work together for the sake of now and the future,” stated DP Ruto, encouraging the leaders not to give into the any reforms that would deviate from the intended role devolution.

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