The Senate debate concerning the division of revenue sparked fierce reactions as the leaders sought to get a lion Share of the national revenue.
Leaders from the marginalized counties which have been undermined since Independence were set to loose alot of money compared to those that have been favoured by the ruling regimes in the country.
The opponents from the densely populated areas such as Kiambu, Murang’a and other areas stood by (one man, one Shilling, one vote) which means that counties are supposed to be allocated Money based on the population and not the landmass.
Yesterday, Kenyans witnessed a clash of the Titans in the Senate as every leaders tried to pull support on their side.
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja revealed during the motion that police have been trolling him and wanted to arrest him in order to put an end to the efforts to fight the marginalized counties.
The president Uhuru Kenyatta and the former prime minister Raila Odinga had thrown their weight on the new formulae.
According to a report by the People Daily, 20 Senators met at the PanAfric hotel between 10pm to 11pm where they put down some measures that could enable them to outshine their counterparts.
The meeting was chaired by Mandera Senator Mahmoud Mohammed and they decided to adjourn the meeting so that they could give room for consensus.