Atwoli reiterates call for Uhuru to stay on after 2022 - 3 months ago, 22 Nov 13:05

By: Lillian Mutavi @l ...

Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli has reiterated his call for President Uhuru Kenyatta to stay on after his term lapses in 2022.

The unionist, who argues that the same will be possible if the Constitution is amended to expand the Executive, said he will not relent in the push.

Atwoli told the Building Bridges team during a public hearing that the amendment to the Constitution will help end perennial post-election rows.

"People said I was not a normal person when I asked the President not to resign after 2022 as he is young. And if the people of Central want him, he can be a government which can accommodate him."

He said the 2013 post-election row could have been avoided if the Constitution did not allow for a 'winner takes it all' situation.

Atwoli, holding that he came up with the push for a referendum "before it was hijacked by politicians", proposes the creation ...
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