Drama as Kenyan Lawmakers Refuse To Sit On Plastic Chairs

Kenyan politicians have been holding standing meetings to protest against delays in the renovation of their assembly building.


The representatives of Kihingo ward in southwestern Kenya are having to work out of a large hall as their chambers get renovated.

They are refusing to sit on the plastic chairs in the hall, where they have been working since their swearing-in seven months ago.

Antony Rotich, a ward representative, told the news site that it was embarrassing for lawmakers to be seen using plastic chairs.

Speaker Philip Wanjohi said that the Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) are finding it difficult to “discharge their duties seated on plastic chairs”, The Standard reports.


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