By: Kariron Reporter
Veteran opposition leader Paul Muite says that whoever will exercise the authority of the state has to be elected directly by voters.
“Kenyans must defend their right to elect their CEO, president or prime minister directly through the ballot,” Mr Muite said in a tweet this evening.
There has been talk that the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) could recommend the creation of a prime minister’s slot, and that MPs would elect the occupant.
BBI has the support of President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga, but the Deputy President, William Ruto is opposing it.
The DP says that additional positions that will further burden Kenyans shouldn’t be created.