‘God has come through for Kenya,’ says DP Ruto as he celebrates BBI flop

‘God has come through for Kenya,’ says DP Ruto as he celebrates BBI flop

Deputy President William Ruto has praised the Court of Appeal judgment upholding the High Court verdict that declared as unconstitutional the bid to amend the Constitution through the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).

Ruto expressed his jubilation and thanked the heavens for what he termed as saving the country and “stopping the mighty and powerful from destroying our Constitution.”

“God, our heavenly Father has come through for Kenya & stopped the coalition of the known, the mighty, and the powerful from destroying our constitution. Our God, help the alliance of the unknown, the jobless, the hustlers & struggling farmers to now engineer our economy from bottom up,” he tweeted.

In a consolidated judgement, the seven Appellate Court judges, stopped the BBI reggae, as it was popularly referred to, terming the process as unconstitutional.

The much-anticipated verdict elicited mixed reactions from the political divide with the BBI proponents led by ODM leader Raila Odinga appearing to concede defeat as the opponents came out dancing.

Key allies of the Deputy President were also in line to celebrate the verdict.

Here are their reactions:

— KIPCHUMBA MURKOMEN, E.G.H (@kipmurkomen) August 20, 2021

Congratulations our Judiciary and Institutions H.E Kibaki built.

We are African and Africa is our Business..

— Ndindi Nyoro (@NdindiNyoro) August 20, 2021

— Hon Caleb Kositany MP Soy (@ckositany) August 20, 2021



— Cecily Mbarire, MGH (@CecilyMbarire) August 20, 2021

I appeal to my colleagues across political divide to allow the ill fated BBI PARLIAMENTARY PROCESS shall be catastrophic .#BBIRuling

— senator kiprotich Arap cherargei (@scherargei) August 20, 2021

— Hon Alice Wahome (@WahomeHon) August 20, 2021

— Sen. Susan Kihika (@susankihika) August 20, 2021

— John Kj Kiarie (@KiarieJohn) August 20, 2021

— Wangui Ngirici (@WanguiNgirici) August 20, 2021




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