Kenya headed to a Referendum as 41 Counties pass BBI bill
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Kenya headed to a Referendum as 41 Counties pass BBI bill

Raila Odinga’s Super Tuesday prediction came to pass on 23rd February 2021 as members of 37 county legislators voted in favour of the Constitution of Kenya Amendment Bill 2020.

The numbers have effectively surpassed the minimum threshold of 24 counties required to push the bill to the referendum via parliament which is just a formality because they have no role major role. This means that whether parliament passes or rejects the Bill, it will still proceed to the referendum.

County Assemblies that have approved the Constitution Amendment Bill 2020 

  1. Siaya
  2. Homabay
  3. Kisumu
  4. Busia
  5. West Pokot
  6. Trans Nzoia
  7. Kajiado
  8. Kisii
  9. Vihiga
  10. Nairobi
  11. Laikipia
  12. Samburu
  13. Kakamega
  14. Narok
  15. Nyamira
  16. Taita Taveta
  17. Murang’a
  18. Bungoma
  19. Kitui
  20. Makueni
  21. Nyeri
  22. Lamu
  23. Nyandarua
  24. Kirinyaga
  25. Garissa
  26. Machakos
  27. Mombasa
  28. Nakuru
  29. Meru
  30. Tharaka Nithi
  31. Bomet
  32. Kiambu
  33. Marsabit
  34. Kwale
  35. Migori
  36. Isiolo
  37. Embu

Counties remaining

1.Nandi
2.Kericho
3.Elgeyo Marakwet
4.Uasin Gishu
5. Wajir
6.Mandera
7.Tana River
8.Turkana
9.Kilifi

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