Duale supports Muturi censure motion
20 March 2015, 16:50
Nairobi - Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Aden Duale says that the censure motion against Speaker Justin Muturi is in order.
Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi will face a censure motion over allegations he refers to MPs in disrespectful tones.
Kibwezi West MP Patrick Musimba had applied for the motion over claims the speaker makes unfounded allegations against MPs.
And Duale, when asked to comment on the matter, says that it is fine and within the law for the motion to be passed.
" There is nothing wrong with the motion at all. It has been put forward in a regular manner and everything is in order," he said of the motion.
" MPs are within their rights to put forward the motion and it is good as we can all discuss what is in our minds. All of us," he added.
had initially been refused permission to pass the motion by Muturi over
his failure to follow house procedures in presenting the motion.
Thursday though, Muturi agreed to the motion.
The MP had the option of drafting a censure motion or a motion of no-confidence on Muturi. A
censure motion will give MPs an opportunity to discuss the conduct of
the Speaker, in his absence, and express their displeasure or support of
A motion of no-confidence would allow them to discuss the grounds and then vote on whether to remove Mr Muturi as the Speaker.
feels that the Speaker disrespects MPs through accusations as well as the manner in which he addresses them.
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