Rejecting Uhuru's memo is like changing Constitution - Speaker Muturi on tax law - 5 months ago, 22 Sep 18:58

By: Asher Omondi

- Muturi said rejecting President's memo is akin to changing constitution

- He distanced himself from the fracas witnessed in Parliament saying his role is to preside over debate

- During passing the contentious Bill, there were claims of vote rigging

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has distanced himself from the shambolic session on Thursday, September 20, during which MPs controversially adopted Finance Bill 2018.

The heated debate that surrounded among other tax proposals the 8% Value Added Tax on petroleum products was presided over by Narok Women Representative Soipan Tuya who was overwhelmed with the push and pull in the House.

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Reacting to a series of tweets by Nairobi lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi on Saturday, September 22, Muturi defended the voting process and passing of the Bill saying his role is limited to over ...
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