Ruto dismisses referendum calls
Deputy President William Ruto has maintained that calls for a referendum are politically motivated by those who lost in the last General Election keen on finding a new platform for a political relevance. The Deputy President said this Saturday at Kieni in Kiambu County where he issued cheques worth Kenya shillings 350 million to 805 families who were displaced during the 2007 -2008 post election clashes. ‘’The country has just gotten out of an election and cannot be dragged back to a referendum at the whim of certain individuals’’, said the Deputy President.
Ruto noted that the government will continue to function even when President Uhuru joins him at The Hague. At the same time Ruto said that the government will set aside 40 per cent of next year’s budget towards devolution adding that the matter does not need a referendum as claimed.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Kenya Broadcasting CorporationSimilar Stories