Majority leader in Nyandarua county assembly ousted by Jubilee party MCAs

Majority leader in Nyandarua county assembly ousted by Jubilee party MCAs

BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,10TH SEPT 2018-Nyandarua County Assembly  Majority Leader Peter Gathungu Kamau  has been shown the door      after Jubilee members voted to have him out.Others   also shown the  door  are his deputy, Ken Mukira Muhianyu and Majority Chief Whip Hussein Ndung’u Kasana.

Speaking after a meeting  held at Nakuru’s Sarova Woodlands Hotel, the MCA said they had followed the right procedures in removing the leaders.

Kamau was replaced by Edinald Wambugu King’ori who will be deputised by Justus Wagura.

Former Deputy Majority Chief Whip, Lucy Wangari Methu, took over the Majority Chief Whip’s position and will be deputised by Geoffrey Ngaruiya Kariuki.

In a joint  press statement read by Shamata Ward Representative, Reuben Gitau, the MCAs accused the former office holders of arrogance, abusive language sabotaging their agenda and frustrating the Jubilee Party.

“He supported a motion introduced by Independent MCA, David Maitai which was intended at portraying Jubilee Party and President Uhuru Kenyatta in bad light,” said Gitau.

The MCA said the Majority Leader had the powers to ensure that the motion against Jubilee and the President was not moved.

He added that Kamau had openly and publicly declared that they would bring a motion to impeach Governor Francis Kimemia.

“Kamau has been using abusive language on social media against MCAs and members of the Executive while at the same time instigating divisions among us,” said Gitau.

The MCAs who attended the Nakuru ouster meeting were 22 out of the 36 Jubilee members at the Nyandarua County Assembly.

The Assembly has 39 members out of which three are independents.

 

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