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Senate Special Committee on Impeachment Ends Hearings, to Table Report Friday

The Special Committee on the Proposed Removal from Office of the Governor of Kirinyaga County chaired by Sen Cleophas Malala ended its two-day hearing on Wednesday evening having heard from three witnesses presented by the Governor’s Counsel and Closing Arguments from both sides.


The conclusion of hearings sets the stage for preparation of the Special Report and its tabling at a Special Sitting of the Senate which has been appointed to be Friday 26th June, through Gazette Notice by the Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka.


Governor Waiguru Hearing at the Senate Kicks Off

The Special Committee on the Removal from Office, by impeachment, of the Governor of Kirinyaga County chaired by Sen Cleophas Malalah, Tuesday began hearings to make a determination on the charges leveled against her by the County Assembly of Kirinyaga.


Sen Cleophas Malalah elected to Chair Special Committee to consider charges against Kirinyaga Governor

Sen Cleophas Malalah has today (Wednesday, 17 June) been unanimously elected to Chair the Special Committee established through a resolution of the Senate to consider the proposed removal from office, by impeachment, of the Governor of Kirinyaga County.


The midmorning meeting also saw Sen Abshiro Halake elected to deputize the Chair who also serves as Deputy Minority Leader. Sen Halake garnered five votes against Sen Mwangi Githiomi’s four.


COVID 19: Mixed Bag for Realization of UHC

Reduction of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) allocation by KES 11.3billion through the Supplementary (COVID-19) Estimates no. 2 for the FY 2019/2020 had cast doubt on the potential success of the programme.

In a meeting on Monday between the Senate Committee on Health chaired by Sen Michael Mbito (Transnzoia) and Ministry of Health, it emerged the pandemic has provided fresh impetus for the recruitment of interns and skilled health workers across the counties.