Nairobi County Assembly wrangles head to court

Nairobi Assembly Clerk Jacob Ngwele leaves the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission offices in Nairobi on October 6, 2016. He has sued Speaker Beatrice Elachi over his suspension. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • But in a swift rejoinder, Speaker Elachi – as the chairperson of the Board – sent the clerk on a one-month compulsory leave.

  • Mr Ngwele is accused of refusing to attend board meetings and misrepresenting the board and the county assembly on various occasions.

The wrangles at Nairobi County Assembly may be far from over after the assembly’s Clerk Jacob Ngwele sued Speaker Beatrice Elachi and the assembly’s board.

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