In his weekly email to supporters he said that while we owe a great deal to the freedom fighters and the heroes of the second liberation, we must not remain there. He stated that we need to change our discourse from a reformist one to a developmental one noting that while the reformist agenda has taken us far the critical thing is the full implementation of the constitution which has a strong focus on the rights based approach to development.
Kenneth argues that Kenyans should now be debating how we will achieve the socio-economic rights in our constitution and base our decision at the next election on the that discourse. Hence, Peter Kenneth argues, and rightfully so, that the next election should be a race between performers and non-performers. Kenyans must evaluate the developmental record of those who are seeking positions of leadership. He wonders why we would reward those that have failed at lower levels with bigger responsibilities? (more…)