Migori tense as motion to impeach Governor Obado set for tabling

Police are pictured around the Migori County Assembly premises ahead of the tabling of a motion to impeach Governor Okoth Obado, September 8, 2020. 

Photo credit: Tonny Omondi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Ahead of the expected tabling of the motion in the assembly on Tuesday afternoon, uncertainty has filled the county and tension has continued to rise.
  • Lawmakers who had gone into hiding are expected to start trooping in. Security has been heightened, with focus on Migori town which will be the centre of action.

A showdown is looming in Migori County over an impending motion to impeach Governor Okoth Obado on allegations of embezzling Sh73 million public funds.

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