MP wants retired Civil Servants to serve in the senate

MP wants retired Civil Servants to serve in the senate
  • Retired civil servants to be allowed to utilise their skills in the senate
  • MP describe current senators power hungry and not ready to play oversight role

Emurua Dikir, Member of Parliament Johana Ng’eno wants retired civil servants to serve in the senate.

Ng’eno said the retired civil servants have a wealth of experience that should not be wasted.

The MP faulted the current crop of senators whom he said are only politicians who are busy campaigning to be Governors.

“Senate requires people who are real servants and are not motivated by the desire to have power,” Ng’eno said.

READ ALSO:Ethuro: Why senators want to be Governors

The legislator said the wealth of experience that retired civil servants have will help them to perform the oversight role effectively.

Majority of the current senators have declared their interests in running for gubernatorial seats in various counties.

Senators Hassan Omar (Mombasa),Anyang’ Nyong’o (Kisumu), Bonny Khalwale (Kakamega), Kiraitu Murungi (Meru),Mike Sonko(Nairobi) all wants to be senators.

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