Minister Raila Odinga and his ODM Party now want the President to be elected
for just one term of seven years non-renewable.
the draft copy of its proposals to the Building Bridges Initiative task-force
headed by Garisssa Senator, Yusuf Haji, ODM is also proposing a Parliamentary
system of Government as opposed to the Presidential.
party has also called for the creation of more executive positions to
accommodate as many people and communities as possible to reduce tension during
and after elections.
to the proposals, ODM is calling for restructuring of the Executive to
re-introduce a parliamentary system and have a president elected by a college
of legislatures as well as the creation of the Prime Minister’s post.
also wants Parliament restructured to strengthen the Senate as
the Upper House.
it wants the Senate to have 29 members-at least two per region-plus the Speaker.
party is also calling for abolition of nominated Senators and reduction of the
size of the National Assembly from current 349 to 180 of MPs.
Kenyan DAILY POST