Jeremiah Kioni

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Jeremiah Kioni said : “How can a joint committee claim to have sat and considered different Bills? They must have introduced the wrong ones themselves,” “Omogeni has been opposed to the BBI process ab initio so we don’t expect him to support it now” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “The question is, who was sending the bills? They were coming from the IEBC. They could have only sent the bill they received” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I think it’s befitting for us to urge Kenyans to honour him (Haji) by passing the BBI Bill. That’s what came to my mind when I learnt about his passing on,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "This committee (CIOC) has its mandate derived from the Constitution. So, when you subject this committee to report to a departmental committee, I take it that it is misleading in respect of the place of the Constitution," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “It is not right. We can't run Parliament procedures that way,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This is a very strong ground for those who may want to expel them from the party through the party machinery to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If they want to pay their subscription to another party, that is all the proof needed to show that they have shifted their loyalty and betrayed what they promised to the electorate and are inviting their seats to be vacated,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Political spokespeople just naturally appear by the way they conduct themselves and the leadership they give without being called to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 1, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I was there, I only got there late but I was there. I was present when the youths started throwing stones,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Their role is to do the verification. We caution the IEBC not to be seen to be inviting unnecessary antagonism. They must ensure that the things they do are not laced with suspicion,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 22, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “That political leadership will be guided by the President who is the top leadership in our region,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "The long and short of the story is that it was a lie. We have been to court just for the record and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation against the media houses," "I voted for Musalia Mudavadi. I did not vote for my good friend Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "In 2013, I was Musalia’s running mate and after voting, it was said that I did not vote for Musalia . As a politician, he would have insulted me but he gave me an opportunity to explain. It was a lie. We have been to court and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation that occurred against the media houses. Just for the record, I voted for Musalia Mudavadi not Uhuru Kenyatta," External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni alisema : "Yote yaliyosemwa na kuripotiwa yalikuwa uwongo. Tuliwasilisha kesi mahakamani na tukashinda ambapo tulishtaki vyombo vya habari na tukapata ushindi. Vyombo vilivyohusika katika uwongo huo viliamriwa kulipa fidia kwa kuniharibia jina," "Nilimpigia kura Musalia Mudavadi. Sikumoigia kura rafiki yangu wa karibu Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta" External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "In 2013, I was Musalia’s running mate and after voting, it was said that I did not vote for Musalia . As a politician, he would have insulted me but he gave me an opportunity to explain. It was a lie. We have been to court and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation that occurred against the media houses. Just for the record, I voted for Musalia Mudavadi not Uhuru Kenyatta," External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “He is looking for a reason to defect to Tangatanga. As the Majority Whip, he has access to the President 24/7, hence has no justification for what he did,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The implementation could also see a number of fresh amendments. The referendum process will have the right Bill, which meets areas of constitutional need as the final version,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “In the event that we cannot get the referendum law because of one reason or another, we can use the same rules we used in the past referendum and they are binding,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We already have a legal framework that can guide us through a referendum just that it is not in one piece of legislation. The laws were applied in the past referendums whose outcomes were acceptable to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Since our elections are not staggered, the 70 new constituencies can be exempted in the 2022 elections. We will defer them to 2027,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Extending our term would be overstretching the intent of the drafter of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The overall picture is that we have to deal with BBI before elections, therefore, we have no time pressure. Time would start kicking in when the Bill is published,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 20, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Once published, the Bill goes as it is. If you open up the window, you will end up opening the door,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 16, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “I will not attend the meeting as I have prior commitments,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 2, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “At his level, he (DP) cannot come to tell us he has not read the document. If he has not read the document, then he better not pass incorrect messages,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I don’t think the commissioners are the problem. The courts exonerated the commission in the 2017 election dispute. If after every subsequent election the scenario is the same, then the problem is elsewhere,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “We want to explain ourselves. We have been misunderstand for many years and it is time we end those suspicions. Mt Kenya too has challenges and we want to see how they are addressed but we can only do so if we are united and we speak in one voice,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Those narratives are biased. We need as a country to talk to each other. We are not talking to our brothers and sisters from Nyanza but we will also be reaching out to other communities,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : “What is not in doubt is that Central Kenya will not field a presidential contender in 2022. That is why we are coming together and working on a different formula,” “I can tell you that the alliance we are building is the one that will shape the 2022 succession matrix” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 12, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I wish these meetings would have taken place much earlier to create an understanding between the two communities, so the Kikuyu can no longer see Luos as a threat to their business interests,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 12, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Mwai Kibaki ) : “In 2002, we had the National Rainbow Coalition that saw Mwai Kibaki elected as President. In 2007, there was a grand coalition government after the contested presidential election, while post-2017 elections gave birth to the handshake. We have enough experience on why we always fight and we now have a solution to our problems,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We don’t want to be hoodwinked with small harambees here and there. If you are doing harambees for private institutions, it is like taking money to an individual,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “These people elected us to work for them. They did not elect us to become friends or marriage partners,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “It is not easy to think of amending CoK in a wholesome way as you may lose out on areas that are easy to amend. Kenyans have their own views. You have to be careful with what you put before them,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “The Bill provides for detailed provisions regulating the procedure under popular initiative…it provides for initiation of a referendum, notice of holding referendum, referendum committees, costs of referendum committee, procedure for conduct of referendum, voting threshold, and general powers of the commission,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Without a doubt, we cannot have a referendum by June. That one is out. If the BBI was to take the parliamentary route, it would have been faster, but since the team has shown that they prefer the popular initiative route, then it will take longer,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 28, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : "It is important to give respect to our elected leaders. If you want to destroy Kenya, show them no respect and it will spread to the whole country," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "What the president did on Tuesday is part of implementing the BBI on the seven points of shared prosperity," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "The people of the region have been experiencing hard economic times. The president’s decision to get rid of brokers and cartels will make sure that our people who had given up on farming go back to their farms," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni remarked : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni stated : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni stated : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 4, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "What we want is one man one vote," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “What we want is one man one vote,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 17, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This BBI report was launched officially at Bomas and posted online hence access via the internet. Once you have it from the internet, nobody should question the authenticity,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We wanted to work on this report as a committee but some people think we are going to come up with other recommendations,” “Some people are jittery and think we will not look at the issue objectively. They should stop thinking we don’t want anything good to come up for Kenyans” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 6, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “70 percent of the work here will be done through Bills, Policies and through Administration. 30 per cent will need to have constitutional amendment that can be done in Parliament and constitutional amendment that will need a referendum,” “If we are able handle it that way, we will definitely do what Kenyans want but again we must stop being suspicious of one another and thinking that there is someone who does not want the best for this country” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “The report doesn’t have to be presented to Parliament officially. There are many issues that have been discussed on the floor of the House but they have not been presented officially. When cows are stolen in Pokot, what report is tabled in Parliament? The criticism is by people who don’t understand their role in parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “There are issues that can be implemented with goodwill and don’t need any debate. Others can be deal with through parliamentary initiative, while there are those that must be taken to a referendum. All these issue should be handled separately,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “There are issues that can be implemented with goodwill and don’t need any debate. Others can be deal with through parliamentary initiative, while there are those that must be taken to a referendum. All these issue should be handled separately,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “MPs have been reduced to conveyor belts of the Executive. The absence of the Executive in the House has hampered the oversight role and slowed our legislative agenda. If we had ministers in the House, they would defend the government agenda on the floor,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If the BBI does not address the challenges of equalisation of the vote under the universal suffrage principle of one-man, one-vote, then we will sit down and advise our electorate accordingly,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We do hereby state our irreducible minimums that the need for inclusivity must address all the areas with regards to leadership, representation, resource allocation, and structure of government,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "We fully understand the need for inclusivity and its import to the prosperity of our great nation, and that this must address all the areas with regard to leadership, representation, resource allocation and structure of government," External link

tuko Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "We fully understand the need for inclusivity and its import to the prosperity of our great nation, and that this must address all the areas with regard to leadership, representation, resource allocation and structure of government," External link

tuko Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If the BBI does not address the challenges of equalisation of the vote, under the universal suffrage principle of one-man one-vote, then we will sit down and advise our electorate accordingly,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : “The BBI must address the issues of under-representation in Central Kenya. We want the principle of one man one vote respected,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “Every political party participating in an election shall during the party nominations ensure that at least one third of its nominees for parliamentary and county assembly elections are of either gender,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This will deal with the hype of political campaigns. It will also save the country costs associated with holding a separate plebiscite vote,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We are seeking to have members debate these matters to help measure the threshold of acceptance,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “The Public Collections Act is not aligned to the Constitution and there are a number of law reform issues that the Act needs to address, including reference to the provincial administration and former administrative structures such as divisions, districts and provinces,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If we all come, I expect the constituency to be near average if not above it. We are just appealing to people. We don’t want to look like we are moving populations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I am cautioning Kenyans that trying to amend a constitution, even when starting a popular initiative, outside representatives of the people (Parliament) is most likely going to fail. BBI recommendations stand a chance if routed through Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 12, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Unless there are people planning a constitutional coup, they sho uld involve us…the earlier the better, or sooner than later,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, July 21, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Besides reducing the cost of running IEBC, it reduces the legal quorum to three out of five, thereby granting the current three commissioners mandate to hit the ground running to execute the envisaged electoral reforms, including preparing for boundaries review in 2023 or 2024,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 19, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “You know we can suggest so many changes to be made and I know we are all doing this in good faith, but we should also know that there are so some amendments that can only be done after we change the constitution,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni added : “It is important as we engage in this process to ensure that in the event that we need a presidential election tomorrow for one reason or another, we will know how to move on,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "There are those saying 10 years isn’t enough to execute your agenda”. “Beyond 10 years you are not likely to be very useful to people, you are likely to have used up all the energy you had for that kind of position," External link

kenyan-post Monday, February 11, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "Let us not read politics in the changes. The President has a duty to govern and he knows how best to do it," External link

standardmedia Friday, January 25, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Countries like Singapore and Romania have done away with minimum fees. So even if we talk of reducing minimum doctor charges by 20 per cent, we should be aware that other countries have done away with them in totality, while others have them capped,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT



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Peter Munga said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "The country has lost a key person since Koinange was appointed together with Ndaragua MP Jeremiah Kioni to broker peace between the Luo and Kikuyu communities and this was witnessed last month," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "We are here for mama Hannah’s funeral, not for political competition. The person who should be ashamed is the one who said Kioni did not vote for me and he was not at the polling station. Shame on you!" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "Some concocted a story that he (Kioni) had not voted for me...which was a lie. I know the emotional he must have gone through, " External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "Some concocted a story that he (Kioni) had not voted for me...which was a lie. I know the emotional he must have gone through, " External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Pukose said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “I am ready to have my Bill absorbed into the JLAC proposal or the Kioni’s, whichever is brought to us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “There is a conflict of interest, Kioni cannot purport to be presiding over a matter of constitutional review when he is already biased. He has been attending meetings of Tangatanga pushing for a parliamentary initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

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Jeremiah Kioni

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Jeremiah Kioni said : “How can a joint committee claim to have sat and considered different Bills? They must have introduced the wrong ones themselves,” “Omogeni has been opposed to the BBI process ab initio so we don’t expect him to support it now” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “The question is, who was sending the bills? They were coming from the IEBC. They could have only sent the bill they received” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I think it’s befitting for us to urge Kenyans to honour him (Haji) by passing the BBI Bill. That’s what came to my mind when I learnt about his passing on,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "This committee (CIOC) has its mandate derived from the Constitution. So, when you subject this committee to report to a departmental committee, I take it that it is misleading in respect of the place of the Constitution," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “It is not right. We can't run Parliament procedures that way,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This is a very strong ground for those who may want to expel them from the party through the party machinery to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If they want to pay their subscription to another party, that is all the proof needed to show that they have shifted their loyalty and betrayed what they promised to the electorate and are inviting their seats to be vacated,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Political spokespeople just naturally appear by the way they conduct themselves and the leadership they give without being called to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 1, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I was there, I only got there late but I was there. I was present when the youths started throwing stones,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Their role is to do the verification. We caution the IEBC not to be seen to be inviting unnecessary antagonism. They must ensure that the things they do are not laced with suspicion,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 22, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “That political leadership will be guided by the President who is the top leadership in our region,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "The long and short of the story is that it was a lie. We have been to court just for the record and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation against the media houses," "I voted for Musalia Mudavadi. I did not vote for my good friend Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "In 2013, I was Musalia’s running mate and after voting, it was said that I did not vote for Musalia . As a politician, he would have insulted me but he gave me an opportunity to explain. It was a lie. We have been to court and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation that occurred against the media houses. Just for the record, I voted for Musalia Mudavadi not Uhuru Kenyatta," External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni alisema : "Yote yaliyosemwa na kuripotiwa yalikuwa uwongo. Tuliwasilisha kesi mahakamani na tukashinda ambapo tulishtaki vyombo vya habari na tukapata ushindi. Vyombo vilivyohusika katika uwongo huo viliamriwa kulipa fidia kwa kuniharibia jina," "Nilimpigia kura Musalia Mudavadi. Sikumoigia kura rafiki yangu wa karibu Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta" External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "In 2013, I was Musalia’s running mate and after voting, it was said that I did not vote for Musalia . As a politician, he would have insulted me but he gave me an opportunity to explain. It was a lie. We have been to court and the court has even awarded me damages for defamation that occurred against the media houses. Just for the record, I voted for Musalia Mudavadi not Uhuru Kenyatta," External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “He is looking for a reason to defect to Tangatanga. As the Majority Whip, he has access to the President 24/7, hence has no justification for what he did,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 5, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The implementation could also see a number of fresh amendments. The referendum process will have the right Bill, which meets areas of constitutional need as the final version,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “In the event that we cannot get the referendum law because of one reason or another, we can use the same rules we used in the past referendum and they are binding,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We already have a legal framework that can guide us through a referendum just that it is not in one piece of legislation. The laws were applied in the past referendums whose outcomes were acceptable to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Since our elections are not staggered, the 70 new constituencies can be exempted in the 2022 elections. We will defer them to 2027,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Extending our term would be overstretching the intent of the drafter of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The overall picture is that we have to deal with BBI before elections, therefore, we have no time pressure. Time would start kicking in when the Bill is published,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 20, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Once published, the Bill goes as it is. If you open up the window, you will end up opening the door,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 16, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “I will not attend the meeting as I have prior commitments,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 2, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “At his level, he (DP) cannot come to tell us he has not read the document. If he has not read the document, then he better not pass incorrect messages,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I don’t think the commissioners are the problem. The courts exonerated the commission in the 2017 election dispute. If after every subsequent election the scenario is the same, then the problem is elsewhere,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “We want to explain ourselves. We have been misunderstand for many years and it is time we end those suspicions. Mt Kenya too has challenges and we want to see how they are addressed but we can only do so if we are united and we speak in one voice,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Those narratives are biased. We need as a country to talk to each other. We are not talking to our brothers and sisters from Nyanza but we will also be reaching out to other communities,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : “What is not in doubt is that Central Kenya will not field a presidential contender in 2022. That is why we are coming together and working on a different formula,” “I can tell you that the alliance we are building is the one that will shape the 2022 succession matrix” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 12, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I wish these meetings would have taken place much earlier to create an understanding between the two communities, so the Kikuyu can no longer see Luos as a threat to their business interests,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 12, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Mwai Kibaki ) : “In 2002, we had the National Rainbow Coalition that saw Mwai Kibaki elected as President. In 2007, there was a grand coalition government after the contested presidential election, while post-2017 elections gave birth to the handshake. We have enough experience on why we always fight and we now have a solution to our problems,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We don’t want to be hoodwinked with small harambees here and there. If you are doing harambees for private institutions, it is like taking money to an individual,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 21, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “These people elected us to work for them. They did not elect us to become friends or marriage partners,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “It is not easy to think of amending CoK in a wholesome way as you may lose out on areas that are easy to amend. Kenyans have their own views. You have to be careful with what you put before them,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “The Bill provides for detailed provisions regulating the procedure under popular initiative…it provides for initiation of a referendum, notice of holding referendum, referendum committees, costs of referendum committee, procedure for conduct of referendum, voting threshold, and general powers of the commission,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Without a doubt, we cannot have a referendum by June. That one is out. If the BBI was to take the parliamentary route, it would have been faster, but since the team has shown that they prefer the popular initiative route, then it will take longer,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 28, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : "It is important to give respect to our elected leaders. If you want to destroy Kenya, show them no respect and it will spread to the whole country," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "What the president did on Tuesday is part of implementing the BBI on the seven points of shared prosperity," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "The people of the region have been experiencing hard economic times. The president’s decision to get rid of brokers and cartels will make sure that our people who had given up on farming go back to their farms," External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni remarked : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni stated : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni stated : "I have not talked to the president but I can tell you that he is not a person who would be there for any extra one more minute after his ten tears," External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 4, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "What we want is one man one vote," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “What we want is one man one vote,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 17, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This BBI report was launched officially at Bomas and posted online hence access via the internet. Once you have it from the internet, nobody should question the authenticity,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We wanted to work on this report as a committee but some people think we are going to come up with other recommendations,” “Some people are jittery and think we will not look at the issue objectively. They should stop thinking we don’t want anything good to come up for Kenyans” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 6, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “70 percent of the work here will be done through Bills, Policies and through Administration. 30 per cent will need to have constitutional amendment that can be done in Parliament and constitutional amendment that will need a referendum,” “If we are able handle it that way, we will definitely do what Kenyans want but again we must stop being suspicious of one another and thinking that there is someone who does not want the best for this country” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni told : “The report doesn’t have to be presented to Parliament officially. There are many issues that have been discussed on the floor of the House but they have not been presented officially. When cows are stolen in Pokot, what report is tabled in Parliament? The criticism is by people who don’t understand their role in parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “There are issues that can be implemented with goodwill and don’t need any debate. Others can be deal with through parliamentary initiative, while there are those that must be taken to a referendum. All these issue should be handled separately,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “There are issues that can be implemented with goodwill and don’t need any debate. Others can be deal with through parliamentary initiative, while there are those that must be taken to a referendum. All these issue should be handled separately,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 29, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “MPs have been reduced to conveyor belts of the Executive. The absence of the Executive in the House has hampered the oversight role and slowed our legislative agenda. If we had ministers in the House, they would defend the government agenda on the floor,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If the BBI does not address the challenges of equalisation of the vote under the universal suffrage principle of one-man, one-vote, then we will sit down and advise our electorate accordingly,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We do hereby state our irreducible minimums that the need for inclusivity must address all the areas with regards to leadership, representation, resource allocation, and structure of government,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "We fully understand the need for inclusivity and its import to the prosperity of our great nation, and that this must address all the areas with regard to leadership, representation, resource allocation and structure of government," External link

tuko Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "We fully understand the need for inclusivity and its import to the prosperity of our great nation, and that this must address all the areas with regard to leadership, representation, resource allocation and structure of government," External link

tuko Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If the BBI does not address the challenges of equalisation of the vote, under the universal suffrage principle of one-man one-vote, then we will sit down and advise our electorate accordingly,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said ( about Central Kenya ) : “The BBI must address the issues of under-representation in Central Kenya. We want the principle of one man one vote respected,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 25, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “Every political party participating in an election shall during the party nominations ensure that at least one third of its nominees for parliamentary and county assembly elections are of either gender,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “This will deal with the hype of political campaigns. It will also save the country costs associated with holding a separate plebiscite vote,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “We are seeking to have members debate these matters to help measure the threshold of acceptance,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 14, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni says : “The Public Collections Act is not aligned to the Constitution and there are a number of law reform issues that the Act needs to address, including reference to the provincial administration and former administrative structures such as divisions, districts and provinces,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “If we all come, I expect the constituency to be near average if not above it. We are just appealing to people. We don’t want to look like we are moving populations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “I am cautioning Kenyans that trying to amend a constitution, even when starting a popular initiative, outside representatives of the people (Parliament) is most likely going to fail. BBI recommendations stand a chance if routed through Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 12, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Unless there are people planning a constitutional coup, they sho uld involve us…the earlier the better, or sooner than later,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, July 21, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Besides reducing the cost of running IEBC, it reduces the legal quorum to three out of five, thereby granting the current three commissioners mandate to hit the ground running to execute the envisaged electoral reforms, including preparing for boundaries review in 2023 or 2024,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 19, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “You know we can suggest so many changes to be made and I know we are all doing this in good faith, but we should also know that there are so some amendments that can only be done after we change the constitution,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni added : “It is important as we engage in this process to ensure that in the event that we need a presidential election tomorrow for one reason or another, we will know how to move on,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "There are those saying 10 years isn’t enough to execute your agenda”. “Beyond 10 years you are not likely to be very useful to people, you are likely to have used up all the energy you had for that kind of position," External link

kenyan-post Monday, February 11, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : "Let us not read politics in the changes. The President has a duty to govern and he knows how best to do it," External link

standardmedia Friday, January 25, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Jeremiah Kioni said : “Countries like Singapore and Romania have done away with minimum fees. So even if we talk of reducing minimum doctor charges by 20 per cent, we should be aware that other countries have done away with them in totality, while others have them capped,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT



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Peter Munga said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "The country has lost a key person since Koinange was appointed together with Ndaragua MP Jeremiah Kioni to broker peace between the Luo and Kikuyu communities and this was witnessed last month," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "We are here for mama Hannah’s funeral, not for political competition. The person who should be ashamed is the one who said Kioni did not vote for me and he was not at the polling station. Shame on you!" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "Some concocted a story that he (Kioni) had not voted for me...which was a lie. I know the emotional he must have gone through, " External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Musalia Mudavadi said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : "Some concocted a story that he (Kioni) had not voted for me...which was a lie. I know the emotional he must have gone through, " External link

tuko Saturday, January 9, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Pukose said ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “I am ready to have my Bill absorbed into the JLAC proposal or the Kioni’s, whichever is brought to us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “There is a conflict of interest, Kioni cannot purport to be presiding over a matter of constitutional review when he is already biased. He has been attending meetings of Tangatanga pushing for a parliamentary initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT