Kiambu MCAs want to impeach the deputy governor

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Kiambu MCAs have tabled a motion to impeach their Deputy Governor James Nyoro.

The sponsor of the motion is Weitethie MCA Julius Taki, and 42 MCAs of the 92 signed the motion.

The legislators accused  Nyoro of violation of the constitution and the county government act.

They accused him of holding a meeting with members of the county executive committee after the court barred Governor Ferdinard Waititu over Sh588m graft.

He thereafter held a press conference declaring that he was the acting Governor.

“Following the court ruling in respect of the matter before the courts involving  Waititu, the DG is reported as having briefed the members of the county executive committee and thereafter held a press conference declaring that he was the acting governor, “reads the motion.

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“The provision for acting as a governor is only provided in article 179(5)of the constitution which provides  that”When the county governor  is absent the deputy county governor shall act as the county governor.”

Nyoro was in September  accused of abuse of office after he  attempted to reassign duties of the county executive member  for finance kigo and appoint  the CEC for trade   Kangethe to the position