Rebel senators to know fate next month

Thursday, June 11th, 2020 12:00 |
Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga when she appeared before Jubilee Party disciplinary committee. Photo/PD/COURTESY

Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka

Five nominated Jubilee senators facing disciplinary action for skipping a Senate Parliamentary Group convened by President, Uhuru Kenyatta will know their fate in another 28 days.

The party’s National Disciplinary Committee Vice-chairperson Wanjiku Nduati yesterday announced that the five will receive their verdict on July 7 2020.

“Notice is hereby given the delivery of the determination in the above-referenced matters has been extended by a further 28 days from the date hereof,” Nduati said in a notice dated June 8, 2020. 

The five senators are Falhada Iman, Naomi Waqo, Victor Prengei, Mary Seneta and Millicent Omanga. 

They risk being expelled from the party if found guilty of defying and disrespecting the party and its leadership.

They are accused of snubbing Kenyatta’s meeting at State House last month that led to the removal of Senators Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo Marakwet) and Susan Kihika (Nakuru) as Majority Leader and Whip respectively.

The legislators, all allies of Deputy President William Ruto, boycotted the meeting.

If they are expelled, the law demands that Jubilee replaces them using the party list submitted to IEBC before the last polls.

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