Summary of the Punguza Mzigo bill that seeks to amend the 2010 constitution in Kenya through a Referendum or download full Punguza Mzigo bill pdf below.
What is Punguza Mzigo bill all about?
Punguza Mzigo is a Kiswahili word which means Reduce Burden.
Punguza Mzigo bill was drafted by Thirdway alliance party through its party leader Dr. Ekuru Aukot, who has in-depth knowledge on constitutional matters.
The bill seeks to reduce the number of political leaders or representatives in parliament and government expenditure in general. The most contentious matter is that It wants the number of MPs reduced from 416 to 147 by abolishing all constituencies in Kenya. More details available in the attached pdf below.
Who funds Punguza Mzigo Bill
Punguza Mzigo constitutional amendment bill is largely funded by Third Way Alliance Kenya Party. Its party leader Ekuro Aukot noted that there are also other well wishers who do fund the initiative.
Summary of Punguza Mzigo constitutional amendment bill
The bills seeks to;
- Reduces parliamentary expenditures in Kenya from KES 36.8 billion to KES 5 billion per year
- Reduce the number of MPS from 416 to 147
- Do away with constituencies and have 94 mps elected from each county (47 women and 47 men)
- Abolish MCA and senate nominations
- The president to serve for one term of 7 years
- Abolish position of deputy governor
About Thirdway alliance Party
Thirdaway alliance party was founded by Dr. Ekuru Aukot who is an advocate of the high court of Kenya. He contested for the presidential seat in the 2017 general elections and came a distant fourth.
Punguza Mzigo bill pdf
You can download full pdf of the Punguza Mzigo bill by clicking: Download Bill pdf. The bill is only 17 pages long.
More information on Punguza bill will be updated.