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Kithure Kindiki ousted as Senate deputy speaker

Kithure Kindiki ousted as Senate deputy speaker
  • The Tharaka-Nithi senator lost his seat as deputy senate speaker after 54 senators voted in favour of the impeachment motion.

Senate Deputy Speaker Kithure Kindiki was on Friday ousted after a heated debate.

The Tharaka-Nithi senator lost his seat as deputy senate speaker after 54 senators voted in favour of the impeachment motion.

Seven senators voted against the motion.

The motion required at least two-thirds majority (44 members voting yes) to go through.

More follows.