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ODM calls save Oloo - 12 months ago, 9 Aug 00:05

Harold Odhiambo

County Assembly Speaker Onyango Oloo can now rest easy after Members of the County Assembly withdrew an impeachment motion against him.

The MCAs leading Mr Oloo’s impeachment campaign were said to have beaten a hasty retreat after receiving phone calls from the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party headquarters in Nairobi.

Market Milimani MCA Seth Kanga had planned to table the motion in the county assembly on Tuesday afternoon. Several MCAs had thrown their weight behind the motion.

They accused Oloo of mismanaging the assembly and were also unhappy with his plans to rent premises for county assembly staff.

Last week, Oloo dismissed the allegations even as the MCAs planned to debate the motion. But the motion was not listed among items scheduled for debate in the House on Tuesday.

During the session, some members accused the county assembly leaders of failing to fast-track implementation of some of the laws adopted since they came into ...
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