The senate House is one of the most difficult places to be as a Speaker in this country.That is because the House comprises of very many well educated and controversial leaders who can give you every kind of headaches day in day out.Just recently, Speaker Ken Lusaka gazetted a notice of removing nominated senator Isaac Mwaura from office.
Kenya is a sovereign nation that is currently under the leadership of President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta.Today, the speaker of the Senate Assembly Hon.Ken Lusaka has declared vacant a nominated senate seat that was occupied by Hon.Isaac Mwaura.Through a gazzete notice, Mwaura ceases to be a nominated senator as from 7th May this year.
Elgeiyo Marakwet County Senator Hon Kipchumba Murkomen has today expressed his frustration and disappointment with the Senate speaker Ken Lusaka for not considering a court order in place as Jubilee party Nominated senator Hon Isaac Mwaura Lose His seat.Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka had declared the seat held by nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura vacant following a decision by the Jubilee Party to expel him after he was accused of campaigning for a candidate of a different political outfit.
For a long time, it has really been an uphill task placing the Deputy President on either the YES or NO front of the Building Bridges Initiative Amendment Bill (2021).Deputy President William Ruto [Photo/Courtesy] Most of his political allies have on most occasions made it very clear that they oppose the bill.
Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen sparked mixed reactions in Parliament during BBI voting process, over removal of Isaac Mwaura as a senator.The sanate voted for BBI where the 'Yes' had it making the bill to be passed without amendments.52 lawmakers supported the Bill while 12 opposed it and one abstained from the vote.
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has protested to the latest move by National Assembly Speaker Ken Lusaka to release a Gazette notice, removing Mwaura from Senate.Taking to his Twitter account on Tuesday, senator Murkomen said that he has felt disappointed by the way Speaker Lusaka has hurriedly released a Gazette notice to eject Senator Isaac Mwaura from Office.
The Senator for Elgeyo Marakwet Hon Kipchumba Murkomen has teared off President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Speaker of the Senate Ken Lusaka after the expulsion from office of nominated senator Isaac Mwaura.According to Senator Kipchumba Murkomen's Tweeter account,he has teared off speaker Lusaka for expelling senator Isaac Mwaura,Murkomen said that it is not only an order by Speaker Lusaka himself but he has implemented an order from the high office of President Uhuru Kenyatta.Senator Murkomen reiterated that the choice of eliminating senator Isaac Mwaura doesn't abide by standing orders but only orders from above "Very Disappointed though not surprised by the hurried& backdated gazette notice by the Speaker of the Senate removing senator Mwaura from the office,it is the weakest link in Parliament.The worst choice of a speaker since indepence that doesn't abide by standing orders but only orders from above.
Today through a gazette notice released by the Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, the seat for former senator Issac Mwaura was declared vacant.This comes after the Jubilee party decided to eject Issac Mwaura from the seat due to claims of disrespect and breaking of the Jubilee party rules.For the past few months, former nominated senator are among the Jubilee members who opted to decamp to the DP William Ruto's camp after the break up between the president who is the Jubilee party leader and the Deputy president.
Today, 11th May 2021 seem to have been a day full of political heat.Just a few minutes after Senator Kipchumba Murkomen had hit his twitter handle and proudly said he voted No for BBI, Senator Irungu Kang'ata has also through his twitter handle @HonKangata said he also voted No but was so bitter against Senator Malala and senator Ole Kina.
Justin Muturi (L) and Ken Lusaka (R).In the nation today, being a speaker of any House in the Parliament is not easy.Things are completely tough in the Senate and National Assembly due to the rising political temperatures as the country heads to the next general election.
Following the Senate vote on BBI bill conducted today, only 12 senators voted against the bill while 52 senators voted in support of the bill to amend the Constitution of Kenya.Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and allies of the DP could not oppose effectively the BBI reggae tune being sung countrywide.
As ODM camp continues jubilating hours after Senators embracing the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 (BBI) successful passed the bill, a new fight has ensued between Dp Ruto's close confidant and Senate's Speaker, Kenneth Lusaka.This comes after Elgeyo-marakwet Senator, Kipchumba Murkomen, has boldly come forth and revealed his levels of disappointed towards Speaker Kenneth Lusaka backing the removal of Senator Mwaura from office.
Former senate majority leader, Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has continued to attack/fault speaker Lusaka on the manner in which he conducts house's business.Photo; DP Ruto, Murkomen and Speaker Lusaka Share a Meal in a Past Event.In a tweet, Murkomen has accused the Speaker of violating senate standing orders and rules.
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Hon Kipchumba Murkomen who is also a close ally to the Deputy President Dr William Ruto has now hit back at Senate Speaker following the gazettement of the removal of Senator Isaac Mwaura as a Senator nominated on a Jubilee party.The vibrant senator has expressed his disappointment that Lusaka does not follow standing order but orders from above.
Hours after the Jubilee Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaurs was dismissed from his position as the Nominated Senator, a number of senators including Kipchumba Murkomen James Orengo and Moses Wetangula took to the floor to affirm their strict stand on the dismissal of their fellow senator.The Jubilee nominated senator Isaac mwaura lost his position after the speaker Ken Lusaka declared that the seat was vacant following a decision by Jubilee party to expel Isaac Mwaura after being accused of campaigning for a candidate of a different political outfit.
Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has expressed his deep disappointment with the senate speaker Ken Lusaka after his move to remove Jubilee nominated senator Isaac Mwaura from the office.Though not surprised, Murkomen terms the gazette notice by Lusaka as hurried and backdated.He further adds that he is the weakest link and worst choice of speaker since independence in parliament who doesn't abide by standing orders but only those from above.
Today It's was the Turn of Senators to Vote on Building Bridges initiative after Members of Parliament played their part last week.The Bill Received Overwhelmingly support as 52 Senators Voted Yes and 12 Voted No.The Bill will proceed to President Kenyatta before paving way to Referendum.
Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has today declared the seat held by nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura vacant following a decision by the Jubilee Party to expel him after he was accused of campaigning for a candidate of a different political outfit.And for this reason, Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator Hon Kipchumba Murkomen has also expressed his frustration towards the esteemed speaker for declaring the seat vacant, yet there is a standing court order that bars Mwaura's Ouster.
Photo of the Elgeiyo Marakwet county Member of Parliament Hon Onesmas Kipchumba Murkomen.Image:File.On Tuesday May 11th during when Senators were voting for or against the Building Bridges Initiative 'BBI' bill, the Elgeiyo Marakwet county Member of Parliament Hon Kipchumba Murkomen who is a close diehard to the Deputy President Dr William Ruto voted against the BBI bill.
Murang'a Senator Irungu Kanga'ta has broken his silence after he voted No for BBI bill in the Senate.Kanga'ta has gone ahead to reveal why he voted No.According to Kanga'ta, he voted No for the bill because Cleophas Malala and Ledama Ole Kina voted in support of the document.