We're going nowhere, ODM rebels tell top council - 3 weeks ago, 14:27
Orange Democratic Movement MPs Aisha Jumwa (Malindi) and Suleiman Dori (Msambweni) have faulted the party’s disciplinary committee report that recommended their removal, saying they were never accorded an opportunity to defend themselves.
Speaking after appearing before the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Thursday in a city hotel to show cause why they should not be expelled, the two MPs said they only appeared before Mr Fred Athuok as an individual and not the disciplinary committee as required by the Political Parties Act.
Mr Athuok is the disciplinary committee chairman.
“I want to thank the party for giving us the opportunity to appear before NEC to defend ourselves. We don’t recognise the integrity of the report purporting to remove us from our party,” Ms Jumwa said.
About 10 MPs from the Coast region were also present to stand in solidarity with their embattled counterparts.
Mr Dori, who is the Coast Parliamentary Group (CPG) ...
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