In Summary
  • Without mentioning names, Mr Moi said it is wrong for some leaders to oppose the referendum.
  • He said there is need to review the Constitution at this time when the country is undergoing harsh economic times.
  • He called on the ruling class to create a good environment for sober, informed debate.

The push for constitutional reforms through a referendum is gaining momentum with Kanu chairman Gideon Moi now endorsing it.

Mr Moi said the clamour for a referendum is inevitable due to the many challenges the country is facing.

Without mentioning names, Mr Moi, in a statement, said it is wrong for some leaders to oppose the referendum.

Although he has not openly declared his interest to vie for the presidency in the 2022 elections, Mr Moi is said to be eying the seat.

This has put him on a collision course with Deputy President William Ruto as the battle the battle for control of the Kalenjin nation hots up ahead of the 2022 elections.

“For us leaders, we should give the citizens a listening ear and guidance at this moment instead of trying to suppress their voice,” said Mr Moi.

He said there is need to review the Constitution at this time when the country is undergoing harsh economic times.

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