Inside State House meeting that sealed Kindiki's fate

Tharaka-Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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It took a mid-day meeting at State House to seal the fate of Tharaka-Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki, who on Friday became the first-ever deputy speaker of the Senate to be removed from office through a resolution of the House.

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