Kenya: Wetangula Declares Banissa MP Seat Vacant

Kenya: Wetangula Declares Banissa MP Seat Vacant

Nairobi — The competition for the Banissa constituency seat is about to begin after Nationwide Meeting Speaker Moses Wetangula declared the seat vacant in a gazette discover.

The announcement paves method for the Impartial Electoral and Boundaries Fee (IEBC) to conduct the by-election inside ninety days from April 18 when the emptiness discover is dated.

“Pursuant to Articles 101 (4) (a) and 103 (1) (a) of the Structure as learn with part 16 (3) of the Elections Act, 2011, it’s notified for the final info of the general public that the seat of the member of the Nationwide Meeting for Banissa Constituency elected beneath Article 97 (1) (a) of the Structure has turn out to be vacant with impact from the twenty ninth March 2023,” the Gazette discover states.

Banisa Member of Parliament Kullow Hassan died following an accident in Nairobi.

The legislator succumbed to accidents sustained in an accident by which he was hit on by a rushing rider at Capital Centre.

He was taken to Reliance Hospital in South C and later transferred to the Aga Khan Hospital.

His household mentioned he succumbed on March 28 on the Aga Khan Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU the place he was admitted.

Hassan was first elected to Parliament in 2017 on an Financial Freedom Get together (EFP) ticket and defended his seat in 2022 on a United Democratic Movememnt (UDM) ticket.

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