Election of National assembly speaker goes into second round

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By Korir Juma,Nairobi,31ST AUG 2017-Voting of the  National assembly speaker has gone into the second round after the first round failed to produce the winner.The speaker  in the 11th parliament Justine Muturi  got 217 votes  while his rival Dr Noah Awinja got only 4 votes.

The law requires that  the winner got  two thirds of all votes cast depending on the  number of members of parliament.

The winner was supposed to garner 233 votes prompting the second round.

221 votes were cast.

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