Deputy president Rigathi Gachagua has warned members of Parliament who threatened to vote against the controversial finance bill 2023 when it is brought to the floor of the house.This comes days after Gachagua said that Kenya kwanza had enough member to vote and pass the bill.
Gachagua further accused the members of the fourth estate of incitement against the financial bill. President William Ruto further backed up Gachagua saying that he was never looking behind the bill.He said that the 3.46 trillion budget had the solution to Kenya’s problem of unemployment.President Ruto asked all members of Parliament to vote in favor of the bill.
Gachagua said that the government will freeze development fund in constituencies whose members would vote against the bill.The highest in command also said that he was willing to know how every lawmaker casts his vote. He said this after the opposition advocated a proposal for an open voting, which was gladly welcomed by the president.
Ruto said that it was time for the politicians to give kenyans what they had promised them during the campaigns.They spoke this in Leshuta village ina Narok county during a ceremony.