Kirinyaga county governor Ann Mumbi Waiguru has on today received a major political blow after three of MCAs supporting her were expelled from the assembly for four to six months.
The MCAs, include nominated MCA Lucy Njeri, Karumandi Ward-Anthony Munene and his Kabare counterpart Patrick Chomba were kicked out after county assembly adapted a report of power and previleges committee which recommended their explusion.
According to the assembly the MCAs will be suspended from all committees and plenary sessions and will from today reffered as stranger’s if they happen to step their foot in the assembly.
The MCAs are accused of accusing majority leader Kamau Murango and influencial Wamumu ward MCA John Babtista Kanga of belonging to a Illuminati cult and using witchcraft to influence other members.
The expelled member of county Assembly are accused of conducting themselves in a manner likely to reflect adversely on the dignity of the county assembly by reffering the assembly as kangaroo Court during the impeachment of governor Waiguru.
In a quick rejoinder the MCA termed their explusion as illegal, punitive and unconstitutional and vowed to challenge the report in the court of law.
Addressing the press outside the assembly, Ms Njeri one of those expelled allerged that they were not given fair hearing as they were not allowed to call witnesses.
She said that the committee decided to punish them for opposing the impeachment motion and standing with governor in time of hardship.
The embatled MCAs said that their expulsion has greatly affected their mandate as representative of their ward hence becoming a laughing matter and vowed to challenge the verdict in court of law.