Nairobi County Assembly Unanimously Passes the BBI Bill
Nairobi County has unanimously passed the Building Bridges initiative Bill 2021 becoming 11th county to give a green light to the bill.
All the 114 MCAs voted Yes to the bill in the process that was conducted both manually and electronically.
“Hon members the members total number is 114 and they all voted Yes no vote for No ,” Mutura said.
Speaker Benson Mutura will now write to the National Assembly and The Senate informing the speakers of the two houses on same.
Majority leader Abdi Guyo says that the BBI Bill will give a political stability in Nairobi and perennial fights witnessed in every general election will be something of the past.
“This document is great..those opposing it were the same people who said 2010 constitution was not good and it needs amendment. Why say no now? We do not want tribal fights again because of politics let’s support BBI. Nairobi suffers most when we have these political fights ,” Guyo said.
On his part Minority Leader Michael Ogada stated that the contents of BBI are good and that Nairobi city will gain much in terms of development.
“If you oppose it you are evil. Youths have been taken care of, we have a tax holiday. As members we shall not allow youths to be given wheelbarrows. Let Kenyans support this document,”Ogada said.
Meanwhile Minority Whip rallied Nairobians to support the document saying that Nairobi will be in a good position to champion its development.
“We will have like Ksh. 60 billion for ward reps. We will also have an opportunity to be CEC that’s a plus,” Imwatok said.