Jubilee Party has expelled nominated member of parliament David Ole Sankok from the National Cohesion and Equal Opportunity Committee.
The party decision was communicated by Majority Whip Emmanuel Wangwe who wrote to National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi.
Muturi approved the removal of the MP on the floor of the House saying it followed the due process.
The expulsion takes effect immediately.
“I wish to report to the House that my office is in receipt of a letter dated September 25, 2020 from the Majority Party Whip, notifying that the Jubilee Party has discharged The Hon. David Ole Sankok, MP from the select Committee on National Cohesion and Equal Opportunity, where he has been serving as a Member,” the speaker said.
“Having perused the documents through which the Jubilee Party transmitted the decision to discharge the said Hon. Member, I am satisfied that the process leading to the discharge met the requirements set out in Standing Order 176. Accordingly, the discharge of the said Member takes effect immediately.”
House Standing Orders dictate that the ruling party has 14 days to name Sankok’s replacement.
The President Uhuru Kenyatta-led party has been ousting members both in the National Assembly and Senate, presumed to be Deputy President William Ruto allies.
Sankok has in the recent past been seen with the deputy president and has been championing the “Hustler’s” agenda.