Fresh details have finally leaked on why President Uhuru Kenyatta left state house early, leaving ODM leader and other Members of Parliament.
According to a local daily, the meeting did not achieved its goal as One Kenya Alliance leaders failed to turned up,even after being invited.
It is reported the President could have wished to have talks with One Kenya Alliance leaders and convinced them to join Raila’s Azimio La Umoja Movement.
MPs who attended the meeting and spoke to the local daily said that they were disatisfied with how things turned out as even the President rebuked an MP who wanted to bring in politics.
According to Makueni MP Dan Maanzo, the President came, thank them for availing themselves and apologized for interrupting their holiday as he has lunch with them.
The MP alleged after all these, President left them at the meeting. It also said that the meeting lasted for one hour.
Meanwhile, Speaking at State House, Nairobi on Thursday during a new year luncheon hosted for Members of Parliament, President Kenyatta said Political Parties (Amendment) Bill, is aimed at improving the country’s governance system and regretted that some leaders were demonizing the amendment for short-term political gain.
“And the political parties amendment that we are trying to push through which some people have tried to demonize as they demonized BBI. The bill is giving us an opportunity to be able to formally work together across political parties in the interest of the nation,” the President said.
He urged the Senate to emulate the National Assembly in passing the Political Parties (Amendment) Bill and other laws before them so to ensure the country attains its development goals.