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Citizen Weekly

Sunday, 2 November 2014


Kabete MP George Muchai is now being accused of having snatched somebody’s wife. The bitter husband is threatening to spill the beans and has given the MP a week to keep off or he will expose the illicit love including photographs taken.
Sources say the woman is currently living a luxurious life after the MP lured her with unending fortunes including buying her lingerie in foreign capitals while on official trips. The woman in question openly boasts the MP is one of the richest faces in parliament but does not show off. Muchai was kicked out of Cotu as the deputy secretary general after it was found out that he had contravened Cotu regulations including financial misappropriation and poor work ethics.
Last week, Cotu filed a fresh case seeking to set aside an order barring the union from discussing the conduct of Muchai saying the order by the Industrial Court on October 29 this year would ground Cotu’s operations saying the order stopping the operations of Cotu was obtained through trickery and falsehoods.
But even as Cotu uses legal means to address the problems between the organisation and Muchai, we have gathered that Muchai has now resorted to using his close links with Labour CS Kazungu Kambi to frustrate Cotu and to sabotage Cotu’s operations.
It is now being whispered that the move by Kambi to disband the entire board of the National Industrial Training Authority has been influenced by Muchai and one that is targeting Cotu.
Last week, Kambi claimed that the board could no longer transact business on behalf of the authority. A letter dated October 27 signed by Kambi and addressed to Nita director-general Paul Kosgei reads in part: “Ministry of Labour and Social Services has dissolved the Nita board and initiated administrative processes leading to the gazettement of the same”. 
Cotu and Federation of Employers in a quick rejoinder have criticised the move arguing that it had no basis in law. The employers’ lobby said it had written to Attorney General Githu Muigai asking him not to publish a gazette notice dissolving Nita.
“FKE objects to this unilateral action which has become a pattern that dominates the cabinet secretary’s tenure,” FKE executive director Jacqueline Mugo said in a press statement. Mugo said: “It is a direct and unwarranted affront to labour relations in Kenya and is not based on any powers conferred on the cabinet secretary by law.”