A vocal Mount Kenya East MP has broken silence after the national assembly finished electing their speakers yesterday.Imenti constituency member of parliament elected to the August House on an independent ticket has disclosed the behind the scenes happenings as MPs prepare to elect the Speaker.
Raheem daud mp claims colleagues were offered ksh 500k to change their mind and vote for a different candidate as speaker.
In the election conducted on Thursday, September 8, Shollei defeated Farah of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party. Shollei, a key ally of William Ruto, garnered 198 votes during the first round, followed closely by Maalim with 139 votes. With no one meeting the 2/3 threshold, the voting was headed to the second round before Azimio coalition candidate conceded defeat.
Moses Wetang'ula wins Earlier, the Ford Kenya Party leader Moses Wetang'ula was elected the Speaker of the National Assembly after defeating Kenneth Marende. In the election conducted on Thursday, September 8, Wetang'ula was declared the winner after Marende withdrew his bid before the commencement of the second round of voting.This voting is set to start a fresh as Moses Wetangula did not get 75% of the votes or simply two thirds of the votes cast by all the MPs.
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