Backup Plan to Impeach Waiguru if Senate Fails [VIDEO]

  • Governor Waiguru meeting with Agriculture CS Peter Munya in Kirinyaga on June 5, 2020
    Governor Waiguru meeting with Agriculture CS Peter Munya in Kirinyaga on June 5, 2020
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  • Kirinyaga Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) who initiated the impeachment Governor Ann Waiguru is currently facing in the Senate have demanded justice as the hearings begin.

    Speaking on Tuesday, June 23, Majority Leader James Murango voiced his hope that the 11-member team would not prove to be a 'sanitization' committee set up to clear Waiguru as some had alleged.

    He noted that they were watching the Senator Cleophas Malala-led committee closely, stating that their first test would be whether they admitted evidence opposed by Waiguru's legal team.

    Murango went on to declare that if they failed to receive what they considered justice, they would not relent in their quest but would explore other options including a fresh impeachment motion.

    Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru appearing before the Senate Special Committee on June 23, 2020.
    Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru appearing before the Senate Special Committee on June 23, 2020.
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    Reiterating allegations of corruption and abuse of office against Waiguru, he stated that there was little chance of the MCAs working with Waiguru if the Senate cleared her.

    "If we get justice, we will accept. But if we don't get justice, we will go somewhere, sit down and think of how we can get justice.

    "What we will not accept is fake reports. Our Governor is very good at changing documents and coming up with lies. You've seen it before when she was implicated in corruption but escaped while others ended up in the dock.

    "If we don't get justice, we have the freedom to go back to the assembly and start this journey again, we will bring her back here (Senate) until we get justice," he stated.

    Murango spoke against an alleged push to lockout key evidence from the Senate hearings to justify clearing Waiguru.

    He stated that the ward representatives would not be expected to work with Waiguru while questions lingered on her use of public funds.

    "Our relationship is two-way. What we want is for missing public funds to return to the accounts of Kirinyaga County for development.

    "If our money returns, then we can have an agreement. But if the money doesn't return and they continue with threats and intimidation, we can't accept it," he maintained.

    Murango also dismissed allegations that they were working at the behest of powerful individuals in the government opposed to Waiguru.

    Watch Murango's interview below:

    "Hatujatumwa na yeyote mkubwa kung'atua Gavana Waiguru, ni Wanjiku wa Kirinyaga" Kirinyaga County Assembly Leader of Majority James Murango says if the Senate special committee does not help them get justice, they will seek other means

    "Hatujatumwa na yeyote mkubwa kung'atua Gavana Waiguru, ni Wanjiku wa Kirinyaga" Kirinyaga County Assembly Leader of Majority James Murango says if the Senate special committee does not help them get justice, they will seek other means

    Posted by DAILY NATION on Tuesday, 23 June 2020