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Chaos erupts at Nairobi city hall as MCAs eject Speaker Elachi

By Betty Njeru | Published Mon, September 10th 2018 at 12:49, Updated September 10th 2018 at 16:12 GMT +3

Chaos has erupted at Nairobi City Hall after a section of angry members of the county assembly stormed Speaker Beatrice Elachi’s office to evict her.

Some of the MCAs were on record shouting “we are fed up and no Sonko, no peace” even as security officers tried to intervene.

Another was heard chanting “toka nje bwana, apana tambua wewe (Out! we don't recognise you).”

Embattled:Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi.

The assembly impeached Elachi last week after 103 MCAs voted in favour of a motion moved by Waithaka Ward representative Antony Kiragu, which sought to remove her from the seat.

However, she reported to work on Monday following a court order which reinstated her, a decision that did not  go well with some MCAs.

Elachi was impeached on grounds of violation of the constitution and failing to meet the leadership and integrity act 2012.

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The High Court however reinstated her moments after she was ousted.  

Elachi argued that the members did not follow the due procedure in her ouster.

 


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