Outrage over Sh2.1b payout plan for Kenya MPs
23 November 2011, 08:07
Kenyan MPs will pocket Sh2.1 billion if elections are held in August next year.
The payout, described as “immoral” by the Law
Society of Kenya, will be compensation for having their terms, in the
view of some, cut short.
Each MP will be paid Sh8 million for each of the
eight months they will be asked to “forfeit” if the election is held in
August as stipulated in the Constitution, as well as the Sh1.5m “winding
up allowance” they voted themselves.
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