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Panic for MPs as senior government officials resign

29 March 2015, 11:08 William Korir

Nairobi - There is panic within parliament as MPs fear the tabling of a report on anti corruption will force them out of office as has for senior government officials.

Mps have been bullish ever since president Uhuru Kenyatta last week ordered public officials implicated in corruption quit office to pave way for investigations.

The initial feeling was that no one would heed the president's call, which would have a recoil effect on other public officers but with the suspension of 21 officials Saturday, a Pandora's box has been opened.

The reality is that MPs can no longer hold a moral high ground as regards resigning because others have already paved the way, something that they had planned to use.

Now though, they will look for other ways of stopping the tabling of the report in the house by speaker Justin Muturi on Tuesday.

MPs who spoke to News24 on condition of anonymity, said that they will frustrate efforts to have the report tabled.

" No one wants to be named in public and that is what the report will essentially do. We will fight it as much as we can and try ensure that it does not come out in its full mantra, an MP from Central Kenya said.

Another MP also from Central Kenya argued that it would be a breach of the law to table a report on anti corruption without informing the said persons in advance.

The key though will be to remove the section which names transgressors and stop it from being tabled, thus sidestepping the president's orders.

However, Leader of Majority Aden Duale says that nothing will stop the report form being tabled in its entirety.

" Those ones making plans can make them but we will meet Tuesday. This report has the backing of members of the public and will be tabled," he said.

" The president has led the way in the fight against corruption. The house will not be seen to be a stumbling block," he added.

It is understood that over 50 MPs have been implicated in the twin reports; the Annual Report to Parliament on the State of National Security and the report on measures taken and progress achieved in the realization of national values and principles of governance.

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