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Four women chosen for 9 EALA slots

01 June 2012, 08:48

Nairobi – Parliament held a special sitting on Thursday morning to pick Kenya’s next representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly and elected four women out of the nine new members.

The new EALA legislators are Joseph Kiangoi Ombasa (108 votes), Nancy Lung’ahi Abisai (106 votes), Mumbi Ng’aru (76 votes), Judith Nayiai Pareno (76 votes) Abubakar Zein Abubakar (70 votes) from the Orange Democratic Movement; Saoli ole Nkanae (67 votes) and Peter Mutuku Mathuki (58 votes) from the PNU Coalition cluster.

MPs conducted a separate ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ vote to approve the extension of the term of Sarah Bonaya who had been the only candidate nominated by KANU.

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