RULING

BBI opponents, proponents should drop litigation and talk

The billions to be used in the referendum should be used on vaccination and economic recovery

In Summary

•The attitude of proponents that it's my way or the highway, shape up or ship out, whether you like it or not, no amendment, no changes is not only ungodly but surely the wrong way to go in constitution-making.

•The few gains in the BBI Bill, including the increased resources to counties and the Ward Development Fund, do not require a referendum to effect.

The Constitutional Court has done well, in my view, to put the brakes on the BBI train.

The pause meted by the five High Court judges should not be wasted in endless litigation...

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