Azimio, Kenya Kwanza dialogue teams sign framework agreement – here are the 5 major issues for negotiation
The National Dialogue Committee has now
been formally established after the delegation leaders signed the agreed
framework that entrenches the 10-member team and its deliberations in law.
committee stated that they’re now ready to hit the road running and find
solutions to political issues bedevilling the country which often result in
strife after the election.
committee, led by Azimio delegation leader Kalonzo Musyoka and his Kenya
Kwanza counterpart Kimani Ichung'wah, has 60 days to deliberate and come up
with a report and or including bills initiating a review of various pieces of
continue to reiterate that this is serious national work. If ever there was a
moment this country should come together, it is now and we are determined as a
team to make sure that happens," Kalonzo said.
tell Kenyans to ignore the naysayers, there will always be those who feel
threatened for whatever reason by something so illustrious cause this is
wonderful work…we have agreed on the work plan, the dates and everything. A lot
more work remains to be done."
on his part stated: "We have adjourned to Friday this week at 10am to
allow the secretariat and the technical teams to work on the prioritisation of
the issues and guide us on how we prioritise what issues we begin with."
The National Dialogue Committee is now set to
deliberate on five major issues, broken down further into a host of issues,
(a). Article 43 of the Constitution, the Cost
of living and related issues
(b). implementation of the ‘two-thirds gender
(c). governance issues, including promoting
national unity and inclusivity in public appointments
2. Electoral justice and related matters;
(a). restructuring and reconstitution of the
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (‘the IEBC’)
audit of the 2022 presidential election.
(a). the National Government Constituencies
(b). the National Government Affirmative
4. Establishment and entrenchment of State offices;
(a). the office of the Leader of the Official
(b). the office of the Prime Cabinet
5. Fidelity to Political Parties/Coalitions
and the law on multiparty democracy;
Preventing interference with political
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