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Names Of Five Political Bigwigs To Quit Party Posts To Take State Jobs

The constitutional provision will affect five political bigwigs forcing them to leave their respective party posts before taking oath to serve in the different dockets in the government.

The law bars state officers from holding party offices at the same time hence only the head of state together with his deputy are exempted in this as they are elected through universal suffrage.

The constitutional provision is set to affect Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi, former National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi of Democratic Party, Maendeleo Chap Chap’s Alfred Mutua, Moses Kuria of Chama cha Kazi and Eliud Owalo, the deputy secretary general of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) responsible for policy and strategy.

The ANC party leader will be holding the position of chief minister as the former speaker of national assembly set to serve as attorney general. The three including Kutua, CCK Party leader Kuria and Iwapo holding serving as foreign affairs minister, trade minister and ICT minister respectively.

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