Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru has expressed sadness at the setback the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) has suffered but vowed to continue pushing for equal representation in the country where every vote is going to count.
He said where there is a will there is a way and that he will continue to push for fairer distribution of national resources.
Kibiru, a leading proponent of BBI, said the push for one man one vote one shilling is something that he will still fight for, now and in the future.
“Never say die! As they say where there is a will, there is a way. The push for one man one vote, one shilling is something that I won’t relent fighting for, now or in future,’’ Kibiru said in a statement posted on his official Facebook page.
Kibiru wondered how they would explain to future generations that as leaders, they sat down and agreed to a process of systematic marginalization of their people.
The Senator said it can never be okay for children from Mt Kenya region to continue getting Sh 2,000 as bursary while others are getting ten times more.
Mt Kenya region was set to reap from the BBI constitutional amendment which sought to correct the skewed sharing of national resources.
The BBI reggae was abruptly paused last week when a 7-judge Court of Appeal bench upheld an earlier High Court decision that declared the entire process unconstitutional.