DP threatens to drag government to court over new counties

The Democratic Party has threatened to drag government to court over its proposal to create 43new counties.

The request was tabled before parliament last month drawing mixed reaction from a cross section of the political players.

Now the Democratic Party President Norbert Mao says he has already directed a team of their legal officials to follow up the matter.

In a separate development the party has set 29th August as the date for swearing in of its newly elected party members.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mao DP says they also plan to hold a meeting on Friday with the national executive committee on how the entire exercise will be conducted.