In Summary
  • Majority Leader Abdi Guyo told the Nation Wednesday MCAs wanted to get the loans and mortgages illegally.

  • He denied that MCAs boycotted the assembly over the loan matter.

  • Karura MCA Joseph Wambugu said most members did not have logbooks or titles because they are first-time MCAs.

Nairobi County Assembly sessions were adjourned on Tuesday as members demanded a quick resolution to a row over mortgages and car loans.

MCAs converged outside the chamber demanding to be told why they had been asked to surrender logbooks and title deeds in order to secure the services.

Majority Leader Abdi Guyo told the Nation Wednesday MCAs wanted to get the loans and mortgages illegally.

Every ward rep is entitled to a Sh3 million mortgage and Sh2 million car loan following a 2014 presidential directive.

Mr Guyo said the law demands that loans and mortgages approved by the assembly must have security.

“If you go to a car dealer, just get the agreement and bring the logbook to the assembly. The same applies to a house. The rules are clear and we cannot bend the law,” Mr Guyo said.

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