Vocal ODM Member of Parliament has finally admitted that he used to earn more money while working as a banker more than he currently does as an MP. Hon. Samuel Atandi was reelected for the second time as Alego Usonga MP thereby making history as the only MP serving his second term.
Members of Parliament in Kenya are among the highest paid in the World with their basic salaries excluding allowances ranging from Ksh. 621,250 - Ksh. 710,000. Hon. Samuel Atandi has however set tongues wagging after revealing that he used to earn more while working as a banker than he currently earns as an MP.
"Politics is a service industry! It is not an economic enterprise. I earned more money as a banker than I do today as a politician.. but using my office as an Mp,am helping to change lives n push people out of poverty . A happy & Blessed week ahead!" Hon. Samuel Atandi's tweet
Hon. Samuel Atandi has stated that Politics is a service industry and not an economic enterprise. He has reinstated that he's using his office to help in changing lives of his Constituents by removing them from poverty.
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