Cabinet to pull out Bill on polls date
21 November 2011, 16:25
A draft law seeking to change the election date from August to December may be withdrawn from Parliament to allow for more consultations on the matter.
According to a Daily Nation report there has
been behind the scenes pressure for the Cabinet to shelve the Bill which
seeks to amend the Constitution.
“If we think that will help the process, why not?”
Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee chairman Abdikadir
Mohammed said, noting that discussions were on-going on the matter
regarding the way the committee will handle the constitutional
The bid to change the law has caused fresh tensions between the ruling coalition partners.
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