Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen in a confrontation with Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch at PanAfric Hotel
  • Legislators from Jubilee and NASA engaged in a scuffle on live TV on Thursday evening, the day the country was conducting its repeat elections
  • The brawl was allegedly caused by Senator Murkomen’s comments on NASA leaders
  • NASA leaders stormed the press conference by Jubilee saying they cannot have the Jubilee officials’ abuse NASA leaders

Jubilee and NASA legislators caused an ugly scene on live TV after Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen made claims that he had paid refreshment bills for opposition leaders who happened to be at the same venue.

Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch is restrained by Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja from confronting a group of Jubilee allied officials at PanAfric Hotel

NASA leaders had just ended a press conference at Panafric Hotel and then headed to have refreshments when Hon Murkomen, taking advantage of the ready live TV cameras convened for a presser.

“Kenyans should know Junet Mohammed is now taking tea on my bill. Junet is unschooled and incompetent on matters elections. We politicians bail each other out when in debt. Kenyans shouldn’t fight,” said Murkomen.

The infuriated the NASA leaders, led by Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch, who stormed the set forcing Murkomen to cut short the Jubilee presser. The Jubilee legislators later walked away after a bitter verbal exchange.

Hon. Oluoch was roughed up by a group of security officers before Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja came in and calmed the tension.

Here is what KOT had to say after the incident: