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Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi Mohamud impeached



Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi Mohamud has been impeached from office over gross violation of the constitution.

This is after 25 Senators out of 47 upheld the impeachment of the Governor by the County Assembly over alleged gross violation of the Constitution, as recommended by an 11-member Special Committee of the Senate. Two Senators opposed the impeachment while four abstained.

In a 144-page report, the Special Senate Committee recommended impeachment after substantiating one of the 17 allegations leveled against the governor specifically that the governor violated the right to health of the people of Wajir County and this meets the threshold for an impeachable offense.

The Wajir County Assembly alleged that the governor “had caused the health sector to run into disarray that had compromised right to the highest attainable health standards; and also that, “over Ksh.2.4 billion had been allocated to the department of medical service but the county referral hospital lab could not conduct COVID-19 tests due to faulty test kits and lack of reagents. ”

In his defense, the governor denied that healthcare in Wajir had suffered under his leadership adding that the allegations levelled against him do not meet the threshold of impeachment.

“The main impeachment is said to be gross violation of the constitution by not providing adequate health facilities…according to me…, we have provided enough…I could be impeached for violation of the constitution but it cannot be for gross misconduct,” the Governor told the Senate on Monday.

The Wajir governor is the 9th county boss to face impeachment since the promulgation of the new constitution with two of his colleagues namely Mike Sonko and Ferdinand Waititu removed from office for gross misconduct.

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Pregnant Woman Sues Speaker Ken Lusaka In Ksh 25M Paternity Case



A Kenyan woman through Lawyer Dunstan Omari has moved to court to seek a court order to compel senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka to accept responsibility for their alleged unborn child.

According to a submission by Lawyer Dunstan Omari, the Speaker of the senate has been having a jolly intimate with his client since 2018.

The lawyer also revealed that their love escapades often resulted in unprotected sex since 2018.

The two disagreed two months ago after Lusaka insisted on terminating the pregnancy, something which the accuser refused. The lady claimed that she had never seen any other man during their time together.

According to the applicant, Lusaka has since refused to take responsibility for his actions. She also claimed to have undergone pregnancy complications that could potentially threaten the pregnancy. 

The lady wants the former Bungoma governor to meet the financial costs of a high standard hospital commensurate with the class and statute of the senate speaker.

High Court Judge Justice James Makau has certified the matter as urgent and directed the woman to serve Lusaka. The case is set for July 7

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Atwoli Road signpost vandalized again by Unknown people



COTU boss enemies seem not to give him a rest. Francis Atwoli Raod signpost along Kileleshwa, Nairobi has yet again been vandalised, this time burned by unknown people on the wee hours of Tuesday.

This comes barely two weeks after the same signpost near Kenya High School was dug up and removed. Atwoli later condemned the move saying the vandalisation was an act of impunity and primitiveness.

On Tuesday morning, pictures of the signpost circulated on social media, showing how it was burnt using old tires.

Nairobi County Government named the road in May after Atwoli, in a ceremony led by the Acting Governor, Ann Kananu alongside other county officials.During the ceremony of recognition, Atwoli said it was in honour of his service to Kenyan workers.

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President Mwai Kibaki trends on twitter



Now, some from yesterday night, hon Mwai Kibaki started trending on Twitter. This means that majority of the Twitter users are now tweeting about him. After looking keenly at the people’s tweets, I found the main reason why Mr. Kibaki is now trending.

As seen from the tweets, people are praising Mr. Kibaki for being the best minister for finance in the Republic of Kenya. People are saying that Kibaki is the person who boosted the economy of this country.

“Mwai Kibaki borrowed KSh 244.8 Billion in his first 7 years in office while Uhuru Kenyatta has borrowed KSh 5.17 Trillion in his first 7 years in office. Worrying trend perhaps,” said Mr. Ninja

“During Kibaki’s time we used to have a budget deficit of 400B that was easily raised by the Judiciary, other govt fees, and small borrowing…now we have a deficit of 1.7 Trillion. The deficit is bigger than Kibaki’s last entire budget. Tano Terror! Kusema na kutenda.” Said Mama JJ.

“Kibaki did12 good years in Finance.. 9 of those Vice president….Wow! Guy knew everything government for sure.” Said Mr. Paul Mwago

“Kibaki was a great Finance Minister and the best President in history. He was a finance Minister for 12 years; tells us about his competency in the field. Working on a budget of less than 200 Million though must have been tough,” said Mr. Bethwell Cheruyot

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