The Nairobi County Assembly has passed the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020.
Nairobi MCAs unanimously approved the Bill during a special session held on Thursday, with 114 members voting in its favor. There was no vote for abstention, neither did any MCA vote against the Bill.
Three other county assemblies including Kisii, Vihiga, and Laikipia passed the Bill unanimously on Thursday, bringing the total number of counties that have so far approved the Bill to 11.
Other county assemblies that voted in favor of the Bill are Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya, West Pokot, Kajiado, Trans Nzoia, and Busia. Only Baringo County Assembly has so far rejected the Bill.
The Bill requires the support of at least 24 county assemblies before it is tabled in the National Assembly and Senate.