Relief for Nyandarua speaker as court reinstates him
SEE ALSO :Sh720m given for Nyandarua water, roadsNo Motion But Ndegwa argued that no impeachment Motion had been taken to the assembly against him, nor did 75 per cent of members vote as required. On Tuesday, some 20 ward representatives who are allegedly aligned to Governor Francis Kimemia locked out their colleagues allied to Wahome some minutes before the House resumed after a two-week adjournment. The MCAs later “moved” a Motion to impeach Wahome before electing Gathure. Ndegwa was forced to adjourn the sitting until next Tuesday. Gathure went to court.
SEE ALSO :Nyandarua bans Sundays as market daysFor the last three months, no business has been transacted in the House over leadership wrangles. Speaking to the Press in Nyahururu town, Ndegwa hailed the court for upholding the rule of law. “It was very clear that no Motion had been filed in the House to impeach me. What some MCAs are doing is trying to remove me through the back door,” he said. He vowed not to be intimidated, saying he had been legally elected and would serve Wanjiku diligently. "The assembly should not be manipulated by the Executive, as we have different roles to play. Let us stop these cheap politics,” he said.
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