Monday, August 14, 2006

Muite's Constitutional U-turn

"They ought to have had the guts for any eventuality,"
Safina Party leader Mr Paul Muite, arguing that Ufungamano could easily have declared a new, legitimate constitution without the endorsement of parliament as the initiative had the backing of about 80 per cent of Kenyans.
East African Monday, March 26, 2001)

Section 47 vests that power to alter only in Parliament. If you need to empower another body (like Bomas) to alter the constitution, then logically Section 47 must be amended."

Mr Paul Muite, chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on the constitution review.

(Sunday Nation Sunday, February 15, 2004)

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