BBI THREE-RING POLITICS

Suluhu’s quip and Parliament as an amusement park for tourists

Tanzanian president said she 'enjoys' watching and listening to Parliament. She didn't say why but probably because it's a circus.

In Summary

• The Bill needed public credibility and had to pass in Parliament with the ripple effect of legitimising it among Kenyans, though it was going to referendum however Parliament voted. 

• A no or lukewarm Parliament vote would have sent a disastrous message to an already irritated and restless public that it was indeed right to reject the Bill at the referendum. That was the fear.

A rational observer would’ve marvelled at an ecstatic Kenyan Parliament in the last three weeks.

Tanzanian Present Samia Suluhu Hassan was amused, and saw the joke that MPs didn’t...

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