Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has proposed a constitutional amendment that will lead to the scrapping of the presidential system.
Speaking in Gilgil, the Senator stated an audit of the current Constitution indicated that the executive needs to be restructured.
Wetangula stated that the constitution should revert to the parliamentary system of governance.
He argued that Parliament had been reduced to a rubber stamp for the executive and was no longer effectively playing its watchdog role.
[caption caption="Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula with other Ford Kenya leaders"][/caption]
The Ford Kenya leader hinted that his party was holding a bipartisan conversation with Members of Parliament and Senators to put in place strategies that will remove the President’s office.
“The current presidential system has polarised the country along political and ethnic lines,” Wetangula stated.
National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders, however, declared that they did not recognise President Kenyatta as the legitimate Head of State.
He noted that there will be a peaceful transition of power adding that he would be sworn in the same way Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated.
[caption caption="NASA Leader Raila Odinga takes oath of office"][/caption]