MPs Protect CS Henry Rotich Above Sugar Imports

MPs Defend CS Henry Rotich Over Sugar Imports

Associates of Parliament throughout the political divide on Thursday night engaged in a heated discussion above the report by a committee tasked to probe the importation of contraband sugar.

The MPs were being agitated by a move by Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa to initiate a movement to impeach National Treasury Cupboard Secretary Henry Rotich.

Legislators throughout the debate also shot down an try by Homa Bay Girl Rep Gladys Wanga to amend the contraband sugar report to maintain CSs Henry Rotich and Adan Mohammed accountable for the sugar scandal.


ODM Chairman John Mbadi rose to the flooring of the property rubbishing the meant impeachment motion as useless.

Mbadi noted that the motion was baseless provided they would not have nearly anything to examine the CS about as there were being no information of his immediate involvement in the saga.

“Now we are relocating up and down collecting signatures to impeach the CS. What will you inquire us to look into him about nonetheless has no direct complex capability to get involved in issues high quality and specifications of commodities in the nation?” held Mbadi.

Kesses MP Dr Swarup Sumra additional his voice to the subject stating that the movement was aimed at diverting interest from the meant objective of the probe.

“You can only purpose and then shoot. You do not shoot and then purpose just like the impeachment go is trying to do. What the committee must have finished is allow Kenyans know whether the sugar in the marketplace is protected or not,” mentioned Sumra.

MPs who spoke told off their colleagues for failing to finds answers on whether there was mercury in the sugar or not. 

Ruaraka MP Tom Kajwang‘ echoed an before plea by the National Assembly Bulk Chief Aden Duale who warned the legislators versus the prepared impeachment of the CS.

Kajwang held that the impeachment motion was suspect and could be looking for to use Parliament to protect against feasible prosecution of cartels at the middle of the illegal sugar imports.

Previously on Wednesday, at the very least 96 MPs experienced appended their signatures giving the Kimilili MP a go-ahead in his drive to have CS Rotich kicked out of the cabinet in relationship with the sugar scandal and the Ruaraka land scandal.



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