Bungoma senator Moses Wetangula shocked by senators move to kick him out; Photo courtesy of Citizen TV
NASA senators have voted out minority leader Moses Wetangula and replaced him with his Siaya counterpart James Aggrey Orengo.
Key reasons given by the senators are;
1. Arrogance: Senator Wetangula is accused of arrogance, he treats his colleagues with disrespect, he feels sweet and entitled unlike his counterpart James Orengo who is cordial and treats his colleagues with respect despite his immense/long experience in parliament/senate and also in private practice.
2. Sole decision maker/doesn’t consult others in house business; Hon Wetangula is accused of taking decisions without consultantions with the NASA house leadership. Others senators feel like they are chasing after wind, he treats them as school children.
3. Disrespected Raila at a meeting in Athi River; Hon Wetangula is said to have had an exchange of words with Raila Odinga at Athi River during the NASA summit retreat where he took to task the supreme leader over his handshake with president Uhuru at Harambe house on 9th of March 2018.
4. Held Meetings With DP Ruto in secret; Hon Wetangula is accused of holding night meetings with DP Ruto in various dates between November 2017 and January 30th 2018.