Denis Itumbi Claims MP's Were Paid KSh.100,000 To Support The BBI Initiative In Naivasha
Former State House official Denis Itumbi has spilled the beans on how the Members of Parliament who attended the BBI event in Naivasha on Monday were allegedly paid in order to keep drumming support for the BBI Initiative in their respective Constituencies and Kenya as a whole.
The event which was graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta together with his handshake partner hon. Raila Amollo Odinga was meant to host different stakeholders in order to point out some contemptuous issues that needs to be corrected to come up with a favorable solution for all Kenyans.
However, there was allegations that a section of MPs from both Uasin Gishu and Nandi Counties were not invited. This has steered up political heat in the Country today prompting different Lawmakers to come in with different views but mainly attacking Uhuru and his leadership for being selective in an event that neends to be attended by all leaders.
Itumbi took to his twitter handle saying that it is very sad that members of parliament who were present in the meeting were actually bribed with a total of sh.100,000 so as to maintain their support for the document.
He added that there are rumors that the Mps also demanded that the Constituency development fund be included in the BBI and they were assured of the same, and that is an assurance that there will be more changes on the report despite earlier claims that this was tne final product on the same.
"Legislators attending the Naivasha BBI retreat reportedly got sh. 100k as an allowance to shout BBI - Tibim! They were also assured that BBI will be amended to include CDF in the Constitution after Complains on the same. So the story that there will be no changes is a lie. "Itumbi tweeted.
A few hours ago, Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen through his twitter handle complained that the lawmakers from the Rift Valley Region were not officially invited in Naivasha today, reasons being that they wanted to blind them so that they can steal one Constituency from each of the two Countries Nandi and Uasin Gishu. He urged governor Jackson Mandago and his Nandi Counterpart Aarap Sang to stand firm against the injustice that the leaders from the Kieleweke faction are planning.
Nyali Member of Parliament hon Mohammed Ali told accused Uhuru together with Raila for locking him out, together with other Legislators who are the ones who play a major role in ammendments of the BBI for the betterment of this nation. He added that it was against the law and the bias Ness was never necessary, urging the fellow MPs to reject the document immediately.
The meeting ended and Senator Jammes Orengo changed his tune and said that there must be changes in the report. Earlier, he was supporting it joined by other politicians from the Kieleweke side.