BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,24TH AUG 2017-Kiambu Women Representative Gathoni Wa Muchomba been forced to apologize following her decision to announce that she will join members of parliament who have threatened to reject new salary structure for civil servants and state officials released by salaries and remuneration commission SRC .
Speaking in an interview on Citizen TV on Thursday, August 24,an apologetic Muchomba said she fully supports and welcomes any decision made by the SRC and the Parliamentary Service Commission on MPs pay. ”Probably what I said yesterday was not in line w/ what my people expected. I didn’t intend to go to that direction .
I will gladly and humbly accept whatever Sarah Serem delivers to us.I never really looked at the money. I was looking at an opportunity to serve my people more”Muchomba said.
Her sentiments has elicited condemnation from her supporters mainly in her Kiambu county backyard who had threatened to collect signatures to have her victory annulled.
On Thursday 24TH,August,President Uhuru Kenyatta slammed MPs for rejecting pay cut as recommended by the SRC. Uhuru said the plan by MPs to reject pay cut is dishonest and vowed not to assent to the bill that the MPs will pass in parliament over the same.
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