Jubilee directs assembly to reinstate 12 female MCAs to committees
SEE ALSO :Oparanya blocks MCAs' bid for car loansKaranja and Chebichi were summoned to face the Jubilee Party Internal Disciplinary Resolution Committee in Nairobi on November 7. Party constitution This was after Jubilee Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju castigated Karanja and the assembly leadership for flouting party constitution. The 12 nominated MCAs had appealed to the Jubilee Party headquarters after they were removed from various committees on October 17, a step that caused uproar in the 78-member assembly. They were nominated by Jubilee in line with the one–third gender top-up requirement as per the Constitution.
SEE ALSO :MCAs arrested over speaker's assaultYesterday, Karanja confirmed the decision of the Party disciplinary committee but said the decision to reinstate the nominated members rests with all 78 MCAs.