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Mixed reactions from MPs over rejected sugar probe report - 7 months ago, 10 Aug 18:12

Kazungu Samuel

MPs have differed over the shooting down of the sugar report that was tabled in the National Assembly on Thursday and which was rejected.

MPs Junet Mohamed (Suna East), Alfred Keter (Nandi Hills) and Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East), openly differed over the move, with Mr Washiali calling for a direct intervention from President Uhuru Kenyatta to address the burning issues in the sugar sector in the country.

The three legislators spoke on Friday on the side-lines of an ongoing joint retreat for the Procedure and House Rules Committee, the House Business Committee and the Liaison Committee at Serena Beach Hotel in Mombasa.

Mr Mohamed, who is also the National Assembly Minority Whip, called for the investigating agencies to take over the matter following the “shoddy report” that was tabled by the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Kanini Kega.

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