"It is quite ridiculous to have a chief executive who does not sit in Parliament to answer questions from the members,"
Opposition Leader, Mwai Kibaki, explaining DP’s call for an elected president with reduced powers and a prime minister who will be answerable to Parliament. (Daily Nation Friday, March 1, 2002)
"Mambo yanaendeshwa na katiba na yule ambaye amechaguliwa na watu, ambaye ni Rais wa nchi hii, anayesimamia kikamilifu na wala sio nusu nusu (Matters are governed by the constitution and the person elected by the people, who is the President of this nation, takes charge fully not partially)."
President Kibaki issuing his strongest public statement yet against the creation of a post of Executive Prime Minister. He said there can never be two centres of power in the country. (Daily Nation Monday, September 8, 2003)