Drama ensued in Senate after nominated Senators; Beatrice Kwamboka and Mary Seneta exchanged blows during the election of vice chair of the House Health committee.
The fight started moments after Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina was declared the winner of the contested beating Seneta.
Seneta was reportedly backed by a section of the committee members led by Deputy Majority Chief Whip Farhiya Ali.
According to senators who were at the meeting, Farhiya’s team allegedly forged a signature of nominated Senator Millicent Omanga who.was absent to ensure Seneta won the seat.
The alleged forgery of the signature triggered a bitter altercation between Kwamboka, who is the Deputy Minority Whip, and Seneta, leading to a physical fight that forced the meeting to end prematurely.
“You can not tell me anything, I am in the leadership, I will deal with you,” Kwamboka shouted.
Speaking to journalists moments after the confrontation, Ole Kina said he was shocked by the happenings, barely two months after he was unceremoniously removed from the County Public and Investment Committee by his party – ODM.
“How come I always have problems in every committee I am elected to lead? I was elected the chair of CPAIC, I was kicked out and now vice chair of health commitee” he said.
Oh, trouble, trouble, trouble, trouble
Feels like every time I get back on my feet
She come around and knock me down again! “Senate health committee ….
— Sen. Ledama Olekina (@ledamalekina) July 1, 2020