Reprieve for Pauline Kahiga as MCAs' bid to remove her fails

An undated picture of Nairobi's Finance Executive Pauline Kahiga. PHOTO | COLLINS OMULO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Government Printer has rejected a purported Gazette Notice that announced the change, terming it illegal.
  • The Constitution does not envisage an appointment of a substantive officer by a person serving in an acting capacity.
  • On Monday, several MCAs and rowdy youths stormed Ms Kahiga's office to forcefully evict her and subsequently installed Mr Igambi as the new Finance Executive.
  • Acting County Secretary Leboo Morintat said that he acted under instructions from Mr Sonko.

The bid by City Hall to replace Finance Executive Pauline Kahiga with Trade Executive Allan Igambi has flopped.

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