He added that he was not for the idea but after considering that the following week will be in the middle of festivities he shifted his stand.
“I was, however, not for the idea of convening the House next week in the middle of the festivities and with MPS having dispersed to their constitutes,” Muturi noted.
Duuring a television interview on Thursday, CORD leader Raila Odinga mentioned that President Uhuru Kenyatta threatened to fire Mr Justin Muturi if he did not reconvene Parliament to pass the controversial amendments to the Election Laws.
“Remember that Parliament had adjourned on Tuesday night at 10 pm and the Speaker himself ruled that the next session would start on January 24, 2017.
That night the same Speaker was called by the President and told if he does not reconvene parliament, he was going to be sacked. At midnight he was publishing again another gazette notice to reconvene Parliament,” Odinga stated.
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