Kenya Experts’ Committee warns of Christian fundamentalism
Nairobi (Alshahid) – Njoki Ndung’u a member of the Committee of Experts (CoE), said yesterday that Kenyans should be wary of rising Christian intolerance and fundamentalism that will soon rival that of Muslims.
Speaking to a local TV programme Kenya Decides by Nation Television, Ms Njoki castigated Christians for opposing the proposed constitution which she helped draft, simply because of the inclusion of Kadhi courts.
But Bishop Ochiel of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) who was present at the TV discussion dismissed her claims saying the qualms of Christians is not so much about Kadhis but the exemption of one faith from certain right provisions and promotion of one religion at the cost of the other faiths.
Njoki Ndung’u is a former nominated MP in the Kibaki administration who was recently again given the lucrative job of drafting the proposed constitution which has been endorsed by Kenya’s at the referendum on August 4. She is a strong supporter of the Abortion clause in the new law.
Njoki S. Ndungu CBS is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a former nominated Member of Parliament. She is best known for her successful campaign that resulted in the enactment of the Sexual Offences Bill now the Sexual Offences Act 2006, and for moving amendments to introduce Maternity and Paternity leave.