Kenyans Headed for Referendum as BBI Bill Passes County Assemblies’ Threshold

Kenya will head to a referendum as early as June this year after the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Tuesday reached the 24-county constitutional threshold required to secure a plebiscite to amend the Constitution.

And while the Bill will still need to go to the National Assembly and the Senate, the referendum is as good as confirmed since the decision of the bicameral Parliament–whether endorsing or rejecting the document–will still result in a referendum, anyway.

On Tuesday, Kakamega, Narok,…


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