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Kenya Kwanza MCAs Vow to Scuttle Swearing In Ceremony

Sep 28, 2022
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Members of the Nairobi County Assembly allied to Kenya Kwanza are protesting the move to throw out their candidate ahead of swearing in and speakers elections slated for tomorrow.

The MCAs have now threatened to block the scheduled swearing in ceremony citing witch hunt in the move to block Benson Mutura.

A letter released on Wednesday afternoon by the clerk Edward Gichana indicated that Assembly’s technical committed found out that Mutura and seven others did not meet the set requirements.

The move paves   way for ODMs Ken Ngondi to clinch the seat in the voting process scheduled for Thursday August 29th.

The Kenya Kwanza MCAs are now accusing the clerk of breaking the law by including new provisions that were previously not included among aspirants seeking speakers post.

24 people had collected forms to contest for the seat with only nine returning them for consideration.

Others who were locked out include Brian Mutie,Ahmed Subanea,Arthur Ndung’u,Samuel Mokua,Amimo Austin and Charles Kio.

Ken Ngondi who is backed by the Azimio One Kenya Coalition will now face off with Hassan Robow Mohammed for the seat.

Led by Waithaka MCA Anthony Kiragu,the legislators have vowed to block the swearing in ceremony if their preferred candidates are not allowed to contest.

” We want to promise that their will be no swearing in ceremony and any other activity if this illegality is allowed to go on,” Kiragu said.

Some of the candidates were locked out for failing to submit KRA clearance certificates.

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