List of senators who tried to save Waititu’s job

By Joel Muinde On Thu, 30 Jan, 2020 10:02 | < 1 min read
The Senate.

Twelve senators voted to save Ferdinand Waititu from impeachment.

However, their numbers were not enough to save the besieged governor from being sent packing by their colleagues.

Here is the list of the senators who voted against Waititu impeachment:

  1. Kipchumba Murkomen – Elgeyo Marakwet
  2. Samson Cherargei- Nandi
  3. Aaron Cheruiyot-Kericho
  4. Susan Kihika-Nakuru
  5. Christopher Langat-Bomet
  6. Anwar Loitiptip-Lamu
  7. Mithika Linturi-Meru
  8. John Kinyua-Laikipia
  9. Hargura Godana-Marsabit
  10. Moses Wetangula-Bungoma
  11. Mary Seneta-Nominated
  12. Millicent Omanga-Nominated

It seems that the entrenched divisions in Jubilee Party cost Waititu his seat after senators voted to impeach him.

The Kieleweke and Tanga Tanga differences played out on the floor of the Senate during proceedings that were characterized by name-calling, shouting and character assassination.

Deputy President William Ruto’s allies, who identify themselves with the Tanga Tanga group, put up a spirited effort to save the governor’s job led by Majority Leader Murkomen.

Senators Susan Kihika, Loitiptip, Linturi and Cheruiyot also defended the governor.

List of senators who voted for impeachment

  1. Charles Kiburi-Kirinyaga
  2. Fatuma Dullo-Isiolo
  3. Mutula Kilonzo- Makueni
  4. Ali Abdullahi-Wajir
  5. Yusuf Haji- Garissa
  6. Boy Issa Juma-Kwale
  7. Kimani Wamatangi-Kiambu
  8. Steward Madzayo-Kilifi
  9. Cleophas Malala-Kakamega
  10. James Orengo-Siaya
  11. Njeru Ndwiga-Embu
  12. Ledama Ole Kina-Narok
  13. Johnson Sakaja-Nairobi
  14. George Khaniri-Vihiga
  15. Sam Ongeri- Kisii
  16. Fred Outa-Kisumu
  17. Ephraim Maina-Nyeri
  18. Okong’o Omogeni-Nyamira
  19. Gideon Moi-Baringo
  20. Boniface Kabaka-Machakos
  21. Johnes Mwaruma-Taita Taveta
  22. Mohammed Faki-Mombasa
  23. Moses Kajwang-Homa Bay
  24. Margaret Kamar-Uasin Gishu
  25. Amos Wako-Busia
  26. Enock Wambua-Kitui
  27. Samuel Poghisio- West Pokot
  28. Beth Mugo-Nominated
  29. Gertrude Musuruve-Nominated
  30. Rose Nyamunga-Nominated
  31. Isaac Mwaura-Nominated
  32. Halakhe Abshiro-Nominated

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