Sakaja steps down for opposition MP
30 June 2016, 09:40
Nairobi - TNA Chairman and nominated MP, Johnson Sakaja Wednesday announced that he had quit a parliamentary committee, a few hours after his colleague Moses Kuria did so.
Sakaja in a letter addressed to his party Majority Chief Whip Katoo Ole Metito said he had relinquished his position as a member of the powerful finance committee.
“As my replacement, I would kindly request you to appoint Mwingi North MP John Munuve, who is equally capable,” reads the letter by Sakaja.
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He explained that the Wiper Party lawmaker is very suitable for the job and should take over given his capabilities, even after being de-whipped by his Kalonzo Musyoka-led party.
"His dewhipping has denied this House and the people of Mwingi North vital representation his competent services in parliamentary committees,” added Sakaja.
Mr Munuve has been a sharp critic of Kalonzo and has openly rebelled against the party that sent him to Parliament.
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