After the 5-judge bench declared the BBI bill to be unconstitutional Uhuru,Raila allies have been subjected to ridicule from opponents of the plan to amend the 2010 constitution.
The judgement sparked anger and agitation from the Pro-BBI team.
They have termed the decision by judges as biased, adding that it is not the end of the effort to amend the constitution.
Here are some of the comments by the pro-BBI bill after being dealt a blow by the high court:
“Anyone who went through a driving will tell you, in every journey, whether long or short drive, you must be prepared for a puncture; this doesn’t mean the end of the journey. Stop, figure out & fix it, then proceed to your destination,” wrote ODM Communications Director Philip Etale.
“At one level the President cannot initiate any process as a citizen; at another level, he is a Kenyatta who has violated Chapter 6 of the Constitution and should be sued before civil courts! What contradictions are these! Reggae is born to suffer, this is an attempted coup d’etat! It must be dealt with as such!” said Homa Bay MP Peter Kaluma.
“These Judges are quite simply hilarious. They have created political narratives and podium content for the No campaign. Everything they have said cant last a week. As BBI Proponents, we will have our moment,” said Nyeri MP Ngujiri Wambugu.
The ruling by the Judges sends the Pro-BBI team to the drawing board just after they had celebrated the passing of the bill in both the National Assembly and Senate.
According to the High Court judges, the president has no mandate of initiating a popular vote. This power only belongs to Citizens who can do so through the parliament