Raila, Ruto Faceoff Over Referendum Cost

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By OUR REPORTER.

Leave Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Alone Deputy President Dr William Ruto Tells Off Raila Odinga.

A simmering showdown and ping pong is looming between The Orange party leader Rt hon Raila Odinga and Deputy President Dr William Ruto over the cost of BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE Referendum.

“Leave IEBC alone because even the previous referendum when he RAILA ODINGA was Prime Minister, it cost Kenya about Ksh10 billion with 12 million voters”.

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How do you then expect to spend Ksh2 billion on a referendum with 19 million voters?” Dp Ruto questioned.

Also, Ruto maintained that issues raised in the report would unite Kenyans if the referendum was passed through a consensus.

“All the issues raised in the BBI can be passed if we settle and discuss together and walk together, not dividing Kenyans through a referendum,” Ruto stated.

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Raila has given his Proposed cost of the referendum of 2 billion Kenya shillings, it will be remembered in 2005, the No and yes referendum costed 10b.

Now Raila says the BBI referendum will cost 2B.

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