List of 48 senators who support the removal of Kindiki as Deputy Speaker

By K24Tv Team On Wed, 20 May, 2020 09:31 | 2 mins read
Senate Deputy Speaker Prof. Kithure Kindiki. [PHOTO | FILE]
Ousted Senate Deputy Speaker Prof. Kithure Kindiki. [PHOTO | FILE]

The process of removing Senate Deputy Speaker Kindiki Kithure started in earnest on Tuesday after the newly-elected Majority Whip Irungu Kang’ata tabled the motion to eject him from the coveted post over alleged disloyalty to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The Murang’a Senator, who has become the driver of Uhuru’s warhorse in the Senate, tabled the motion under Article 106 (2) of the Constitution, which provides for election and removal of House Speaker and deputy.

“I beg to move that this House resolves that Senator Kithure Kindiki be removed from the Office of the Deputy Speaker,” reads the notice by Kang’ata.

According to Section C of the Article, the office of Speaker or Deputy Speaker shall become vacant if the relevant House so resolves by resolution supported by the votes of at least two-thirds of its members.

In his motion which requires at least 45 out of 67 senators, Kang’ata is hoping to benefit from the recently-signed post-election deal between Jubilee Party—which has 34 senators—and Kanu (three) as well as Opposition which have an axe to grind with Deputy President William Ruto.

As of Tuesday evening, sources revealed that 48 senators, drawn from across the political divide, support motion to removal Kindiki from the Speaker post.

Here is the list of senators who have appended their signatures to support Kindiki ouster:

Here is the list of senators who have signed the motion to kick out Kindiki from his seat:

  1. Yusuf Haji, Garissa
  2. Hargura Godana, Marsabit
  3. Fatuma Dulo, Isiolo
  4. Ali Abdulahi, Wajir
  5. Peter Ndwiga, Embu
  6. Githiomi Mwangi, Nyandarua
  7. Ephraim Maina, Nyeri
  8. Charles Kibiru, Kirinyaga
  9. Irungu Kang’ata, Muranga
  10. Kimani Wamatangi, Kiambu
  11. Samuel Poghisio, West Pokot
  12. Michael Mbito, Trans Nzoia
  13. Jepkoech Kamar, Uasin Gishu
  14. Gideon Moi, Baringo
  15. Johnson Sakaja, Nairobi
  16. Beth Mugo, Nairobi (nominated)
  17. Alice Chepkorir, Bomet
  18. Milicent Omanga, Nairobi (nominated)
  19. Christine Zawadi Gona, Kilifi
  20. Mary Seneta, Kajiado
  21. Falhada Dekow Iman, Garissa
  22. Naomi Jilo Wago, Marsabit
  23. Abshiro Soka Halake, Isiolo
  24. Victor Prengei, Nakuru
  25. Isaack Mwaura, Kiambu
  26. James Orengo, Siaya
  27. Rose Nyamunga, Kisumu (nominated)
  28. Beatrice Kwamboka, Nairobi (nominated)
  29. Naomi Shiyonga, Kajiado (nominated)
  30. Judith Pareno, Kajiado (nominated)
  31. Boy Issa Juma, Kwale
  32. Mohamed Faki Mwinyihaji, Mombasa
  33. Ochillo Ayacko, Migori
  34. Gertrude Musuruve Kakamega (nominated)
  35. Sylvia Kasanga, Nairobi (nominated)
  36. Johnes Mwaruma, Taita Taveta
  37. Chebeni Mercy, Uasin Gishu
  38. Mutula Kilonzo Jnr, Makueni
  39. Agnes Zani, Kwale
  40. Moses Kajwang, Homa Bay
  41. Ali Haji Fahhiya, Nairobi
  42. Fred Outa, Kisumu
  43. Boniface Kabaka, Machakos,
  44. Okong’o Mogeni, Nyamira
  45. Petronilla Were, Nairobi (nominated)
  46. Enock Wambua, Kitui
  47. George Khaniri, Vihiga
  48. Samuel Ongeri, Kisii

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