'I did not Vote for Dynasties' Nandi Senator Reveals

Taking to his Twitter account, Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has come out to clarify his stand hours after the senate approved the East African Legislative Assembly members.

'I did not Vote for Dynasties' Nandi Senator Reveals
Nandi Senator, Samson Cherargei

Cherargei congratulated the members who were approved by the senate stating that their party, Kenya Kwanza prevailed.

Congratulations to all EALA MPs elected by parliament today. The party position of UDA/Kenya kwanza prevailed today in bunge," part of his tweet read.

Cherargei further revealed that he did not vote for the dynasties, which means those members who were related to the dynasties in the country. 

At the event, Azimo la Umoja leader, Raila Odinga's daughter, Winnie Odinga, and Wiper party leader, Kalonzo Musyoka's son. Kennedy Musyoka were among the candidates selected for the EALA seat.

"I did not vote for dynasties. Ignore Azimio-OKA propaganda the UDA/Kk is Intact as orbit sweet!" Cherargei stated.

On November 17, the National Assembly completed the election exercise of Kenya's representatives to the East Africa Legislative Assembly.

Azimio La Umoja will now be represented by Kennedy Kalonzo, Winnie Odinga, Former Kieni MP Kanini Kega, and businessman Suleiman Shahbal. Kalonzo bagged 262 votes followed by Winnie Odinga who garnered 247 votes. Kanini Kega got 197 votes.

From the Kenya Kwanza camp, a former nominated member of parliament, David Sankok, and former Mombasa senator Hassan Omar Kering Zipporah, Mwangi Maina, and Iman Falhadawere elected for the EALA seat. 

The EALA Elections Act of 2011 requires that a new assembly be elected within 90 days of the current assembly's term expires.