Editor's Review

President William Ruto on Wednesday, October 5, made an impromptu visit to Parliament.

Narok Senator Ledama Olekina has claimed that President William Ruto wants a parliamentary system of government.

In a statement, the lawmaker questioned the president's surprise visit to Parliament on Wednesday, October 5, at a time of a standoff over majority leadership in the House.

"I strongly believe that the President of Kenya @WilliamsRuto wants a parliamentary system of Government. Why is he in Parliament right now? Let’s just implement BBI and change this thing once and for all," he stated.

The Head of State was spotted in Parliament with his new AIde-De-Camp Colonel Fabian Lengusuranga.

It was not yet clear what the president was doing at Parliament as there had been no official communication about his visit.

Senator Ledama Olekina.

His impromptu visit comes after the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 4, had a heated debate over which coalition should take over the Majority leadership in the House.

Both the president's Kenya Kwanza Alliance and Raila Odinga-led Azimio la Umoja had already submitted the names of candidates whom they wanted to be named in the majority positions.

National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula presided over the special sitting before he retreated to make a ruling. He said that the ruling will be made on Thursday, October 5.

"I will consider the matter that you have prosecuted before the house and I will give you a reasoned ruling touching to the facts, the jurisprudence the constitutionality of the issue and any other matters that we conversed on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 2:30pm," Wetangula stated.