Silas Tiren defends move to go to court over suspension

Written By: Samson Kitavi

Moiben MP Silas Tiren

Embattled Silas Tiren, the newly elected Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture chairperson, has defended his decision to seek legal intervention on his suspension from the House committee.

The Moiben MP at the same time accused National Assembly Majority leader Adan Duale of dictatorial tendencies after the Garissa Township lawmaker supported the decision to de-whip them

Tiren together with three other Jubilee legislators were de-whipped after they defied the party’s position on the sharing of House committee slots.

Farmers from Tiren’s North Rift bedrock have come out to defend him saying he is fit for the job

During the election of committee chairpersons and their deputies last week, the Moiben MP defeated  Mandera East MP Adan Ali, Jubilee’s preferred candidate to become  the chairperson of  the critical House committee on agriculture.

The court however temporary suspended that decision.

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