Nakuru MCAs 'shoot down' abortion Bill

Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Joel Maina Kairu holds the controversial Nakuru County Maternal Newborn and Child Health Bill 2019 on November 12, 2019. PHOTO | FRANCIS MUREITHI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The House described the Nakuru County Maternal, Newborn Child Health Bill, 2019 as “dead on arrival”.

  • The Speaker advised the sponsor of the Bill to involve MCAs before it is reintroduced to the assembly.  

  • The withdrawal of the Bill comes in the wake of opposition by the Nakuru County residents on social media.

The Nakuru County Assembly was on Tuesday forced to withdraw a controversial Bill that would have legalised abortion.


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