As we welcome the president of the republic of Kenya to Western Kenya in a few weeks time, we need to utilise the moment to perfectly capture our most pronounced needs as a people because as matters stand, “we trust national government provided solutions so much than people driven initiatives”. But before we adequately prepare for the most important visitor the largely cane farming region can expect in much anticipation, lets take a short journey down the history lane to better understand the genesis of our problems and what nature of solutions can work.
When deputy President William Ruto and his team changed tune to support the BBI talks and report, the ODM syndicate that was running the show oblivious of its handshake partner jubilee party was shocked to the core. Little did the orange party and its leadership expect such a turn around from a group they had christened the “The BBI opposers” and future opposition party.
When the Kenyan President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and former prime minister Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga received the BBI (Building Bridges Initiative) report, most Kenyans were enthused by the prospects of a new dawn that spelt the much required unity and cohesion precipitant. The creation of the post of a powerful prime minister and two deputies was on the lips of all pro government/pro handshake moderates who were later angered on the realization that the hyped report was “an empty shell” passed on to Kenyans to decide its contents.
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