Burden on 12th Parliament to prove its worth to frustrated Kenyans
By Kibet Vincent and Gideon Gachara
| August 27th 2017
The 12th Parliament is promising to be one of, perhaps, the most historic owing to its unique composition. More Independents have been elected; there is dominance of one party and the presence of young multi-disciplinary parliamentarians.
From musician and Starehe MP-elect Charles Kanyi aka Jaguar, former KTN journalist Mohammed Ali and former University of Nairobi student leader Babu Owino. In the midst of all these, however, members should never lose focus on the need to address youth agenda. Kibet Vincent, Kericho
The current Parliament has a new crop of leaders ranging from musicians, media personas, student leaders, lay leaders and even hawkers who found favour with the electorate. Kenyans are waiting to see whether this conglomerate will deliver to their expectations and aspirations.
It is our hope that the MPs will not legislate along party lines, but represent the interests and concerns of Kenyans. The National Assembly should propose peace accords to promote national reconciliation initiatives. Gideon Gachara, Kikuyu
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