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How Each Senator Voted To Impeach Governor Waititu

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The Senate has voted for the ousting of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu, after finding him guilty of three charges which were tabled before it by Kiambu County Assembly.

Waititu becomes the first governor to be impeached.

Senate Speaker Lusaka stated the three main charges namely; Gross misconduct, abuse of office and engaging in corruption.

On the first charge “That Senate resolves to remove from office Governor Waititu for gross violation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, the County Governments Act, 2012, the Public Finance Management Act, 2012 and the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005.”

On the second charge:  “That Senate resolves to remove from office Governor Waititu for crimes under the National Law.”

On the Third charge: “That Senate resolves to remove from office Governor Waititu for Abuse of office and gross misconduct.”

In the first charge, 27 Senators voted for his the removal of the governor while 10 objected. One member later joined those in support of the impeachment for the second and third charges making it 28 for those supporting and 11 for those objecting.

Here is how each senator voted in the motion;

 


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