ODM leader Raila Odinga has announced that leaders from lower Nyanza have declared their support for the building bridges initiative (BBI) bill. 

Odinga held a consultative meeting on Monday with Governors, Members of Parliament (MPs), Professionals, delegates, and Members of the County Assemblies of the Lower Nyanza Counties. 

BBI meeting with Nyanza leaders 

Key on the agenda was the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) referendum push which Mr. Odinga has been championing for. 

"Lower Nyanza has spoken emphatically, they're anticipating the gains that will be realized, from the proposed constitutional amendments.

"They endorse and support the Nine Principles on which the BBI referendum Bill is anchored on and the envisaged constitutional changes," the former premier tweeted after the meeting. 

DP Ruto hosts Leaders in Karen 

At the same time, Deputy President William Ruto hosted more than 100 MPs, Senators at his Karen residence.

DP Ruto Ruto gave an update on the issues discussed that include security and rule of law. 

"Discussed the shift of our national discourse from the retrogressive and divisive politics of tribe to a new conversation that is inclusive and centred on people empowerment. Also on our table of engagement were the issues of security and the rule of law," the DP's tweet read. 


DP Ruto meeting leaders at his Karen home 

A section of MPs allied to Ruto also responded to Lugari MP Ayub Savula who has declared his intention to table an impeachment Motion against the DP in Parliament.

"The impeachment of a Deputy President is not a walk in the park ... I want to dare them to bring to the floor of the house," MP Aden Duale dared Savula.