NASA seeks more time to present PSC nominees names


The opposition National Super Alliance is seeking more time to reach an agreement on its three nominee to the Parliamentary Service Commission.

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Minority Whip and Suna East MP Junet Mohamed said an agreement is yet to be reached within NASA even as legislators accused the opposition of holding parliament at ransom.

The opposition NASA claims outside forces have conspired to determine its membership to the whole powerful Parliamentary Service Commission.

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A debate on the membership to the commission tasked with the welfare of members of parliament which had appeared on the order paper Wednesday was shelved after the opposition sought more time saying its house had been invaded and a discord sawn.

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Minority leader Mbadi claimed even after reaching an agreement forces working for the downfall of the opposition work overtime and created wrangles where there were none.

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In the middle of the dispute is Wiper party which wants to be given a slot in the commission and has already fronted Borabu MP Ben Momanyi but the coalition is fronting Mutula Kilonzo Junior instead.

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Speaker Justin Muturi on Thursday last week gave NASA until Monday, February 19 to present nominees for their three slots in the PSC after three failed attempts but the opposition says its needs more time to allow the principals consult.

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