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NASA senators give committee leaders’ elections a wide berth

NASA senators have stayed away from committee elections following their Jubilee colleagues’ prolonged move to lock them out of leadership.

The disgruntled members skipped the election of the chairs and vice chairpersons of five committees, in protest at what they termed State House interference.

The Senate’s 16 committees held elections for 32 chairs and vice chairpersons from Tuesday to Thursday. NASA only won the Public Accounts Committee chair slot, constitutionally reserved for the Opposition. During the elections, some Jubilee members such as Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja and his Meru counterpart Mithika Linturi...


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Published By: the-star - Thursday, 11 January, 2018