In Summary
  • Speaker Emmanuel Situma had allowed the debate to go on and that was when the disagreement started.
  • There was a shouting match between the two bitter camps that interrupted the session.
  • Mr Kipkut termed the motion irrelevant as all the MCAs were elected to “indirectly represent their subjects”.
  • Bokoli MCA Jack Kawa (Ford Kenya) scuffled with his South Bukusu counterpart Sudi Busolo (Jubilee).

Jubilee and Nasa MCAs in the Bungoma County Assembly clashed during debate on people's assembly motion by the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa).

Jubilee MCAs, who vehemently opposed the motion, walked out of the assembly in protest after it was tabled for debate by Majority leader Florence Wekesa who is also the Maeni MCA.

Speaker Emmanuel Situma had allowed the debate to go on and that was when the disagreement started.

There was a shouting match between the two bitter camps that interrupted the session.

OPPOSED MOTION

Chesikaki MCA Ben Kipkut and his Ndali Ward counterpart Bethwel Mwambu had opposed the motion saying that it will render them jobless.

"I do not support this motion because if we go with it, all our elections in this House should be null and void because it was conducted by IEBC that you are now accusing of malpractice," said Mr Mwambu.

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