Nairobi,KENYA:President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged all arms of government and independent commissions to respect each other and uphold their independency as they execute their mandate .
Addressing parliament during the opening of 12th parliament session president Uhuru said that they ought to work together , free of intimidation from any external forces be it foreign or local.
“Given the complexity ,of three arms of government ,and constitutional commissions they must work together .Even as they respect each other functional independency.”President Uhuru said
The separation of powers of the three arms of government is a critical constitutional
“No technicality, no process ,no power can influence or should ever stand sovereignity “The president added
He urged officials working in these arms of government and other government commissions to be on the look out for any person who might undermine their independency.
He urged parliamentarians to execute their mandate by putting their constituents interests and aspirations first as they execute their mandate .
He applauded the women in the country for being voted in, on various elective seats especially in gubernatorial seats which has set precedence in leadership reminding Kenyans the need to increase the women’s participation in national development.
He pointed that his government is committed for the a repeat of the August 17 polls vowing that the government will not allow any politicking which might sway the country’s security status during this electioneering period.
Uhuru addressed only jubilee members of parliament after the opposition’s NASA coalition and the judiciary snubbed the event whereby NASA argued that president Uhuru should have waited the outcome of the repeat of elections then he opens the legislature.
On the other hand the NASA team boycotted the address choosing to address their supporters at Kibera in Nairobi blasting Uhuru over his move to open parliamentary proceedings before a repeat of elections is held.