National Assembly majority leader Amos Kimunya asks Speaker for a special seating to debate BBI

National assembly majority leader Amos Kimunya has written to the national assembly Speaker Justin Muturi , to reconvene  the house meeting next Tuesday to Thursday to debate on the controversial BBI Bill.

This is after the joint parliamentary justice and legal committee concluded their sessions with experts on the bill.

The experts in their opinion expressed concern over the proposal to have 70 more constituencies saying the current law only allows the IEBC to undertake the process of new constituencies.

Sources also say that there was debate if to amend the bill or not but an agreement has been struck to table the bill as it is .

This was agreed having that the county assemblies were not allowed to change any clause in the bill.

Meanwhile the IEBC has denied reports that it altered some of the printouts of the bills to the counties after receiving them from the BBI secretariat.

IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati said in a statement that they received 63 printed copies from the BBI secretariat and conveyed them to the 47 counties.

The bill is=f approved by the National assembly and the senate will be submitted to the president and later to the IEBC for a possible referendum.

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