Tuesday June 9, 2020 – The Nairobi County Assembly has suspended Nairobi Majority Leader, Abdi Guyo, after skipping 11 sittings contrary to section 192 of the Constitution of Kenya.
Guyo, who is also the Matopeni MCA, is accused of violating Standing Order 242 of the County Assembly hence risking the loss of his elective seat.
Upon review of documentary evidence and examination of witnesses, the select committee on powers made the following observation:
“That Hon Abdi Hassan, by failing to attend 11 sittings, without any justifiable reason, he is in breach of Standing Order 242 and Article 194 (1) (b) of the Constitution whose consequence is the declaration of a vacancy in the seat of the Member for Matopeni Spring Valley Ward,” read the document in part.
The reason for his absenteeism was not immediately established since his phone was off.
He is expected to stay away for a year.
However, Guyo in his defence said he will move to court to stop his suspension.
The Kenyan DAILY POST