Nairobi MCAs launch fresh bid to impeach Speaker Elachi


Nairobi Members of County Assembly have launched a fresh bid to impeach County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi over allegations of abuse of office among other accusations.

The county lawmakers had on Sunday collected 51 signatures way above the 42 required for an impeachment notice against the speaker to be filed in the county assembly.

Led by Wilson Ocholla, Utalii MCA he stated that “the Speaker has taken the law into her own hands and made the County Assembly to seem like her own property. We are elected leaders we are not ready to work under military rules.

“The County Assembly is now flooded with military and police officers, we cannot accept this. Why don’t they resign and get elected?questioned?” Ocholla.

The MCAs are accusing Elachi ofabuse of office, illegal appointment of corruption, poor leadership, victimisation of MCAs and assembly staff, impunity, disregard for the law and county orders, and militarisation of the assembly.