Baringo Jubilee MCAs to face disciplinary action for rejecting Bill

Baringo Jubilee Members of County Assembly will face disciplinary action after rejecting the Building Bridges Initiative Amendment Bill on Thursday.

In a tweet, Jubilee Party Vice Chairman David Murathe said the MCAs went against the party’s decision to support the Constitution of Kenya Amendment Bill, 2020.

“The Jubilee MCAs in Baringo who voted against the BBI bill will face displinary action from the party for going against the party’s decision to support the bill,” said Murathe.

Chaos erupted at the County Assembly after Baringo MCAs clashed while debating the BBI Bill.

Baringo became the first county to reject the Bill.

Trouble started when the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee chairperson Charles Kosgei tabled the bill for debate sparking confrontation from those in support of the bill who demanded it be shelved pending public participation.

The difference of opinion degenerated into a physical confrontation as opposers of the bill demanded voting to take place.

KANU MCAs supporting the Building Bridges Initiative motion now claim that the motion was unprocedurely brought to the Assembly which led to the chaos.

Speaking after the bill was rejected in the assembly; the KANU MCAs accused MCAs allied to Deputy President William Ruto of rushing to table the bill without following the due process including public participation adding that the bill was not rejected.

Ernest Kibet who is an independent MCA slammed at the County Assembly speaker David Kerich for allegedly taking sides in the debate.

  

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