In Summary
  • The opposition MPs walked out of the morning sitting to attend their parliamentary group meeting at Okoa Kenya secretariat.
  • Nasa co-principal Moses Wetang’ula said the coalition would not be part of any House committee because Parliament was illegally constituted.
  • Nasa was supposed to present names of representatives to the National Assembly House Business Committee.
  • Nominated MP Cecily Mbarire said the House needs to start its work.

Opposition MPs on Wednesday resolved not to participate in any Parliament business until further notice, even as their Jubilee counterparts approved their members to the House Business Committee.

The Jubilee lawmakers approved Mr Amos Kimunya (Kipipiri), Mr Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Masaba), Meru Woman Rep Kawira Mwangaza and her Turkana counterpart Joyce Emanikor to be members of the committee before adjourning the morning session.

The opposition MPs walked out of the morning sitting to attend their parliamentary group meeting at Okoa Kenya secretariat and return with a list of their House leaders and members of the House Business Committee.

However, the lawmakers did not return for the afternoon sittings although the Jubilee members were present.

ILLEGALLY CONSTITUTED

Nasa co-principal Moses Wetang’ula said the coalition would not be part of any House committee because Parliament was illegally constituted.

Addressing journalists after the Nasa parliamentary group meeting, Mr Wetang’ula said the Opposition had resolved to withdraw its members from attending all proceedings of the House as well as committees until a fresh presidential election is held.

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