Governor Impeached For Gross Misconduct And Corruption
9JAFOCUS gathers that; Governor Mohammed Abdi was impeached on Tuesday evening, 27th of April, by the Kenya’s Assembly. The governor was impeached for gross misconduct, corrupt practices and abuse of power. A total number of 36 out of 46 MCAs voted him out during the motion moved at the floor of the house to impeach the governor, achieving the two-thirds majority as required by the constitution of Kenya.
The MCAs voted to extend the sitting so that they can proceed with the impeachment motion. They accused Abdi of delegating his power of office to his Frist Lady Kheira Omar and gross misconduct.
“The governor has always allowed his wife to literally run county affairs as the de facto authority. He ceremoniously officiates and signs off where necessary for decisions she unilaterally makes based on her own wishes and judgment without proper consultations and due regard to any law,” Tulatula MCA Abdullahi Isack sponsored the motion.
MCAs also were against his strategic plan, poor accountability and his random reshuffles in the finance docket that have been done in less than two years.