Transitional govt my proposal,
Written By:Daniel Waitere
Wed, Feb 13, 2008
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Wednesday clarified that
the formation of a two-year transitional government followed by a
presidential election were only his suggestions and that the
matter had not been agreed upon by the two parties in the
While responding to the reservations expressed by the government
side over the statement, Annan however said the matter has been
discussed and resolved.
During the plenary session at a speakers ‘Kamukunji" on Tuesday
and in which the media was barred, Annan is reported to have said
that the team had agreed among other things that the two principal
players ODM and PNU form a transitional government to be followed
by presidential elections in two years.
The statement immediately sparked a protest from the government's
side which termed the statements as grossly inaccurate saying the
matter had neither been discussed nor agreed on.
The mediation team is at an undisclosed location thrashing out
outstanding issues in search of a political solution.