Explain six roles played by opposition political parties in nation building in Kenya. (12 marks)
- They offer an alternative solutions to country’s problems in parliament.
- Participate in political decision making in parliamentary committees.
- They sell alternative general ideas to the general citizens of the country.
- They support strict adherence to the process of democratization, good governance and transparency in public affairs and wage war against corruption.
- They repeal unjust and oppressive laws.
- They pressurize the government to release all political prisoners and guard against arbitrary arrest and detention.
- They work for establishment of free and independent trade Unions.
- Secure and ensure the availability of quality education at all levels and for all Kenyans.
- Marketing of food crops e.g. maize, rice etc.
- They influence better performance of agricultural institution e.g. (A.F.C)
- They work to improve health services and ensure the reform and the independence of the judiciary.
- They complement government efforts in national development.