Ex-Kakamega Senator falls a victim of Fake ‘Handshake Report’

Photo: Dr Boni Khalwale during the past event/courtesy

An Outspoken member of Team Tangatanga Boni Khalwale has fallen a victim of the fake Building Bridges Initiative report.

The Former Kakamega Senator has found himself quoting the raft changes which were contained in the faked report which include;14 additional regional governments,a powerful prime minister with 2 deputies,single-seven-term president with 2 deputies,scrapping the position of  women MPs,reducing the number of wards and reducing constituencies.

Photo; Former Kakamega Senator Dr Boni Khalwale/courtesy

The Bullfighter has capitalized on the information to state Team Tangatanga preparedness to go for a referendum.

“So some people think that they can force onto others – 14 additional regional governments – a powerful prime minister with 2 deputies – single-seven-term president with 2 deputies – scrap women MPs – reduce wards – & reduce constituencies! Bring the referendum on” Khalwale stated.

It is with no doubt that he has fallen a victim of a faked report.

The Building Bridges taskforce yesterday came out stating that the report making rounds in various social media platforms is fake.

chaired by Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji said the reports are fake as they are still collecting views from Kenyans.

The BBI team addresses the press at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi on July 15, 2019
Photo:The BBI team addresses the press at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi on July 15, 2019/courtesy

“Arising from the foregoing, it is clear that the BBI has not come up with any recommendations and neither has it authored any preliminary report,” Haji said at a press conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi yesterday.

“The BBI is still collecting views from counties and institutional stakeholders, and receiving memos from the public. Therefore, let the country treat as fake news the reports that they heard or read.”

The Team has so far visited 39 counties and its determine to wind up on collecting people’s views by October before the report is presented to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.

Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta and AU Representative Raila Odinga/courtesy

The 12-member team was appointed following the March 9, 2018 handshake between the two leaders after highly polarized polls in August 2017.

They are expected to give a report that reflects Kenyans’ views on ethnic antagonism, lack of national ethos, inclusivity, devolution, divisive elections, security, fight against corruption, shared prosperity and responsibility.

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