uesday February 9, 2021 – Kisumu County Assembly is now the second county to pass the Building Bridges Initiative BBI Report.
The Bill which was tabled on Tuesday February 9 by Seth Okumu, the Chairperson of Administration of Law and Justice sailed through easily without anyone havi ng questions won it.
Last Friday, there was a public participation which was conducted at the County Assembly premises and whose outcome was positive. The Star reported.
“The public was also in approval of creation of the ward development fund which would be five per cent of the county ‘s annual budget as this would improve development close to the common mwananchi,” Okumu reported.
He said the public had requested that the House expedite approval of the Bill so that they can embark on Referendum campaigns.
“The speaker pursuant to Article 257(6) of the Constitution of Kenya cause delivery of the certification of the approval of this honorable house on the matter of the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2020 to the speaker of the National Assembly and the Senate,” he added.
The MCAS noted that they had read and understood the whole document and ready to talk to their constituents on the same.
Kisumu County now becomes the second to pass the 2020 Constitution Amendment Bill after Siaya which approved it two weeks ago. Video/Courtesy-