2 NASA MPs Who Ignored Raila and Attended Uhuru's Parliament Address

  • National Super Alliance (NASA) Members of Parliament on Tuesday made good on their threat to boycott the official opening of the 12th Parliament.

    As conveyed earlier by NASA co-principal Moses Wetangula, the lawmakers were not present in the House as a protest to what they termed an illegal meeting. 

    Webuye East MP Alfred Sambu and Hamisi MP Charles Gimose were the only members of the Opposition coalition present during President Uhuru Kenyatta's address.

    "Webuye

    Mr Sambu was elected on an Amani National Congress (ANC) party ticket, which is led by NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi, while Gimose is from Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya. 

    "Hamisi

    The Opposition parliamentarians attended a separate meeting held at the Kamukunji Grounds in Kibra where they were addressed by ODM party leader Raila Odinga.

    Mr Odinga's communications team had hinted that a major announcement would be made at the rally. The expected pronouncement was called the Kamukunji Declaration.

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