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Orengo and Ruto clash over handshake and reforms - 9 months ago, 23 Maý 00:09

By: Benard Sanga

Deputy President William Ruto has clashed with Siaya Senator James Orengo over ODM's push for constitutional amendments.

In a brazen attack on his rivals, Ruto dismissed proponents of the constitutional changes as “lazy people who do not want to work hard but want to use the Constitution as a bogeyman.”

The DP, while addressing MCAs at the Third Annual Legislative Summit in Mombasa, said any reforms must be about the people, not politicians.

"The discussion on constitutional reforms should be about the people, not a few people," Ruto said. 

Orengo, who spoke before the DP, criticised those opposed to the changes, saying they had personalised the discussion.

The Siaya Senator said opponents of constitutional reforms should sober up to facilitate an honest discussion on the proposals that have been put forward.

"The proposed reforms are not about NASA or Jubilee. They are for the good of the country. We need to ...
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