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Kalonzo joins chorus for constitutional change

Nasa co-principal, Kalonzo Musyoka, has said Wiper Party supports the push for constitutional change.

Speaking at Season Country Lodge in Elementaita, Nakuru county on Saturday, Mr Musyoka however said the envisioned changes should ensure inclusivity.

“Wiper party supports review of the 2010 Constitution in light of the eight years’ experience of its implementation,” said Mr Musyoka.

Former Vice President said the changes should also strengthen devolution and be citizen focused.

At the same time the Wiper leader said the party fully supports the peace pact between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga.

“As a show of goodwill for the handshake between President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga, all pending criminal prosecutions against politicians and particularly those concerning the Pangani Six should be dropped,” said Mr Musyoka.

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Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka accompanied by other party leaders arrive at Season Country Lodge Elementaita, Nakuru County on May 5, 2018. PHOTO | FRANCIS MUREITHI

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The party NEC retreat resolved that the party leader engage other political parties and leaders to build national political alliances for the future.

The leaders also announced the planned re-branding and strengthening of the party at the grassroots, constituency and national levels.

Besides, the party resolved that it will embark on massive publicity both in the mainstream and social media to inform the public of its constitution, manifesto and policies.

Consistent with the April Komarock declaration where Mr Kalonzo declared that he will not play second fiddle in the 2022 presidential elections, the party said it will embark on structured membership recruitment in the country and diaspora.

The party NEC further resolved to embark on resource mobilization ahead of the 2022 elections.

The party will set up MCAs caucus to enable the ward reps engage among themselves and also with their party machinery.

The party also intends to conduct a grassroots elections after a countrywide membership drive.