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Governor impeached for violating the constitution

22 October 2015, 09:11

Murang'a - Members of the Murang’a County Assembly impeached their Governor, Mwangi wa Iria Wednesday on grounds of gross violation of the constitution and abuse of office.

A total of 34 MCAs out of 49 voted for Wa Iria’s removal in a motion tabled by nominated Mary Waithera last week.

The Governor is alleged to have engaged in misappropriation of county resources, overspending and reckless borrowing thus plunging the County into a debt of KES 2.5 billion.

Read Also: CORD plans to impeach Uhuru on track, says Mbadi

This is the fifth county boss to face impeachment since devolution.

According to Daily Nation, his fate is now in the hands of Senate.

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