KOOME: Constitutional realisation should focus on creating socially just state

Despite the numerous challenges of enforcement, the rights of Kenyans are now generally better protected.

In Summary

• The pursuit for a new constitutional dispensation was driven by Kenyans’ demands for a democratic, egalitarian, participatory and accountable State and society.

• A reading of the Constitution reveals that it seeks to create a social order and governance system which is the direct opposite of the pre-2010 authoritarian era. 

It is now 11 years since adoption of the 2010 Constitution.

Some may say the dreams that inspired the adoption of this historic document remain a distant reality...

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