MPs allied to DP Ruto continue to oppose BBI as County Assemblies set to debate the bill.

Garissa Town MP Aden Duale says constitutional changes are not a priority for the nation and a consensus building is the only way forward.

Speaking at the Deputy President William Ruto’s home in Karen, during a strategic meeting on matters BBI, he said the country should address the revival of the economy, addressing the health of Kenyans and other issues.

The opposition to BBI come even as parliament reopens on Tuesday afternoon for the first session this year . Both houses of senate and the national assembly are also expected to debate on a number of issue including the BBI bill if it is passed by 24 county assemblies.

ODM leader Raila Odinga has also openly declared that he is ready to lead the YES team for BBI and challenged the Deputy President William Ruto to openly declare that he will oppose the BBI if it makes it to a referendum question.

Majority of the County assemblies are expected to debate the BBI bill this week and decide whether to pass or reject it. Siaya County has already given a nod to the BBI bill to be the first among the 47 assemblies.

The leaders who were present include Nyali MP Mohamed Ali, Garissa Town MP Aden Duale, ELgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen, Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro, Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga among others.

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