DP Ruto ally ask MCA to pass the Punguza Mzigo bill
Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has asked Members of County Assemblies to support the Punguza Mizigo referendum Bill.
Speaking on Sunday at Gongoni Pastors’ Fellowship in Magarini Constituency, Jumwa was optimistic that Punguza mzigo bill will face resistance from Members of Parliament but asked MCAs to pass the bill for their own good.
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“I am aware that Members of Parliament will oppose this Bill, but I urge members of county assemblies to pass it since it will ensure more funds are disbursed to the grassroots,” she said.
Jumwa who is an aly to Deputy President William Ruto throw the weight on the Aukot ‘s bill saying it will bring equal representation in parliament.
“As a woman, I support the Bill since it will introduce equal representation at the constituency level,” she said.
The embattled lawmaker bashed the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) hinted referundum saying it ‘s aim is to create more leadership posts for polticians.
“The Building Bridges Initiative only seeks to create positions for individuals unlike the Punguza Mizigo Bill which seeks to reduce the burden on the electorate while advocating for development,” she said.