As the coronavirus continues to ravage through the country, prominent MPs and rich politicians have not been spared.
On Monday Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and his National Assembly counterpart Justin Muturi called off sittings this week as a precaution measure to avoid other members from contracting the deadly virus after 17 members of parliament tested and turned positive for the killer disease.
KenyanBulletin has obtained the alleged list of the 17 members;
- John Mbadi –Member of Parliament, Gwassi Constituency
- Caleb Kositany – Member of Parliament, Soy Constituency
- James Orengo –Member of Parliament, Ugenya Constituency
- Omar Mwinyi –Member of Parliament, Changamwe Constituency
- Junet Mohammed –Member of Parliament, Suna East Constituency
- Gladys Shollei – Uasin Gishu
- Irungu Kangata –Member of Senate, Murang’a County
- Mwinyihaji Mohammed – Member of Senate, Mombasa County
- Simba Arati –Member of Parliament, Dagoretti North Constituency
- Imran Okoth –Member of Parliament, Kibra Constituency
- Sylvanus Maritim –Member of Parliament, Ainamoi Constituency
- Godfrey Otsotsi – AMC Nominated MP
- Caleb Amisi –Member of Parliament, Saboti Constituency
- Issa Juma Boy –Member of Senate. Kwale County
- Khatib Mwashetani –Member of Parliament, Lunga Lunga Constituency
- Benjamin Tayari –Member of Parliament, Kinango Constituency
- Kassim Tandaza –Member of Parliament, Matuga Constituency
Issa Juma Boy, Khatib Mwashetani, Benjamin Tayari, and Kassim Tandaza are said to have contracted the disease at the burial of Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori on March 9.
Most of these Legislators have refuted the claims, Speaker Justin Muturi and majority leader Aden Duale have also denied reports that they are hiding infected lawmakers even as multiple sources at parliament buildings told journalists the opposite.