Court upholds impeachment Kisumu former Speaker Onyango Oloo

Written By: KNA


The Employment and Labour Relations court has upheld the county assembly of Kisumu’s decision to impeach former Speaker Onyango Oloo.

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In his ruling Tuesday, Justice Nduma Nderi said the impeachment was done in accordance with the law.

He said Oloo was properly served with a notice of impeachment and was removed from office by 42 MCAs.

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The judged dismissed the petition on grounds that it lacked merit.

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Addressing the media after the ruling, Oloo said he was dissatisfied with the outcome of the case vowing to challenge the verdict at the Court of Appeal.

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MCA’s allied to the acting speaker Elisha Oraro thronged the streets in song and dance to celebrate the win.

Oloo, a former Jubilee Party point man in Kisumu was impeached on September 19, 2019, after being accused of abuse of office, unlawful suspension of MCAs.

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The impeachment came after he was indicted by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission over the 2.5 billion shillings Lake Basin Development Authority Mall scandal.


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