A particular committee of the Senate has really helpful the removing of Governor Mohamed Abdi Mahamud for endangering the well being of the folks Wajir County.
The committee chaired by Nyamira Senator Senior Counsel Okong’o Omogeni discovered Mr Mahamud responsible of gross violation of the Structure, County Governments Act, Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act and the Public Finance Administration Act.
The Senators, nevertheless, dismissed claims of abuse of workplace and gross misconduct in opposition to Mr Mahamud saying the allegations weren’t substantiated.
Whereas impeaching Mr Mahamud, the MCAs accused the Governor of endangering the well being of the folks of Wajir as a result of the well being sector is in deplorable situation regardless of being allotted a complete of Sh2.4 billion since 2018, an quantity that’s equal to 22 per cent of the funds.
They mentioned the county referral hospital laboratory, which additionally serves the area, can not conduct coronavirus checks for lack of kits and lack of reagents.
This, they mentioned, is even though the county acquired an extra Sh194 million within the 2019/20 monetary 12 months to curb the unfold of the virus.
The committee dismissed claims that the county’s first girl was working the affairs of Wajir, saying there was no hyperlink and no proof was tendered to help the claims.
“The committee finds that the allegation was proved and was subsequently substantiated. The committee additional discovered that the allegation meets the edge for the impeachment of the Governor below Article 181 of the structure,” the report reads.
The Senate will vote to undertake or reject the report.