Senators censure Governor Mike Sonko's ‘one-man-show’ leadership
SEE ALSO :City Hall on the spot over title deedsThe Devolution Committee chaired by Senator John Kinyua (Laikipia) was forced to adjourn its sitting after the Governor failed to turn up and also didn’t send apologies. The senators, including Senator Johnston Sakaja (Nairobi) who were seated before 10am when the meeting was scheduled to start waited for over 30 minutes before cancelling the sitting with no word from the Governor. “We are going to send another invite to the Governor to appear before the committee. If he fails to honour the invite, we will summon him,” said Mr Sakaja as he walked away. The senators argued that Governor’s continued operation without substantive office holders undermines devolution and sets a dangerous precedence. “It means a Governor can decide to frustrate the deputy to resign or reach a deal to vacate office and operate without one. At the same time, without a substantive Speaker, he/she cannot be impeached by the Members of the County Assembly,” said Sakaja.
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