, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 29 – President Mwai Kibaki has today congratulated the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Constitution for reaching a broad consensus on the Draft Constitution.
President Kibaki said it was remarkable that members of the Committee had come up with a draft that to a large extent reflected the wishes of most Kenyans.
The President said the Government would fully support the realization of a new Constitutional dispensation that reflected the will of the Kenyan people.
“Your retreat in Naivasha was based on a spirit of give and take. In the final analysis you managed to achieve a consensus. I congratulate you and assure you of the government’s full support in the remaining stages of the constitution review process”.
“Kenyans have yearned for a new constitution for a long time. I am confident that this time our country is on the path to attaining a new constitution that will serve Kenyans well,” said President Kibaki in his congratulatory message.
President Kibaki appealed to all Kenyans to support the remaining stages of the constitution review process.
29th January, 2010