Nairobi MCAS ignore EACC summons over assembly scuffle

Viwandani Ward Representative Samuel Nyangwara (in red tie) and other MCAs address journalists outside the Nairobi County Assembly chambers on September 29, 2016. PHOTO | LILLIAN MUTAVI |

What you need to know:

  • The five are among 12 others summoned by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) who were caught on the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage showing how they disrupted the tabling of a motion by Viwandani MCA Samuel Nyangwara on September 29.
  • Their lawyer, Harun Ndubi — in a phone interview — said that he had questioned the contents of the letters summoning his clients. He wanted to know whether they were appearing as witnesses or suspects, he said.

Five members of the Nairobi County Assembly (MCAs) have refused to record statements over a scuffle that erupted during a debate on impeaching Governor Evans Kidero.

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