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Sunday, 30 November 2014

KISUMU REPS BAY FOR THE BLOOD OF SCRIBES

Drama unfolded at Kisumu county assembly after angry MCAs threw out members of the press from the chambers to prevent them from covering a heated debate.
Kolwa rep John Olum led the MCAs in chasing away journalists saying they were discussing a sensitive matter and that they did not want the press to misquote them. Olum’s social life and alleged demands for bribes from those out to do business at the county is at the centre os discussion. The MCAs tore into Seme MCA Aggrey Ogosi calling him a traitor. The MCAs had been accused of contempt of court. The MCAs traded bitter accusations claiming that some of them were traitors. Acting Speaker Gabriel Omollo bowed to pressure from the MCAs and ordered the scribes to leave the chambers.