Why Baba Supported the CRA bill
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday declared his stand on CRA. In the recent past, CRA has created a lot of heat in the country to the extent of the handshake being threatened.
This comes after Uhuru and his people through Irungu Kang’ata possed a threat on the Handshake implying that the BBI would actually fall if the bill wasn’t passed.
In a video that circulated Online, Kang’ata is seen pleading with allies of the deputy president to support the bill.
“The President will put all stops to mend fences with the Tanga Tanga brigade on this and if the government loses the Tuesday vote, then we will be coming together to also collectively as Jubilee family refuse the Handshake and it’s attached BBI and all other accrued benefits to parties we have entered into cooperation with,” stated Kang’ata
Through a Facebook post yesterday, Raila stated that it was time lawmakers adopted the formula that originated from the Commission for Revenue Allocation.
“Under the circumstances, the country and our people would better be served if we adopted the recommendation of the CRA for the next five years. This stand-off is causing paralysis and mistrust at a time the country needs to be united and singularly focused on tackling the grave pandemic [Covid-19] currently threatening the lives and livelihoods of our people. It has also taken a dangerous ethnic undertone instead of being a level-headed debate on the nation’s development trajectory, stated Raila