LSK set to hold debate on referendum
03 September 2014, 19:06
Nairobi - The Law Society of Kenya is set to decide on their referendum stand when they hold a forum in Nairobi Thursday.
The LSK has so far been quiet on matters referendum despite the fact that a number of known lawyers are working on the CORD Okoa Kenya Referendum team.
Renowned lawyer Paul Mwangi leads the Okoa Kenya team.
LSK CEO Apollo Mboya said that the forum will see over 400 lawyers meet in Nairobi to debate the calls for the referendum.
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They will meet at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi for the half day meeting.
" The forum will help seek an informed decision and stand to send to Kenyans, who deserve to have an informed decision where it matters, he said.
He also said that they had invited opponents and proponents of the referendum so as to enable Kenyans make an informed decision.
" We would like Kenyans to hear from both sides and understand the reasoning from both sides of the divide, he added.
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The CORD referendum team has so far collected around 1.5 million signatures for the referendum and Governors are also proposing their own.
Mboya says that there is need to ensure that the public understands the pro's and cons of the referendum to make a good decision in the end.
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