Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior on Wednesday September 16, 2020 launched a scathing attack against the Council of Governors (CoG) chairman Wycliffe Oparanya.
His attack came shortly after the Kakamega governor issued a memo directing all governors to provide notice on the suspension of some counties’ services due to lack of resources, with effect from tomorrow (Thursday September 17).
Counties were advised to issue necessary notices that the county health facilities will not permit any new inpatient admissions.
They will only provide minimal outpatient services and that all non-essential services suspended and county employees are advised to proceed on leave for two weeks.
In response, senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior claimed that if Governors accede to the memo by Governor Oparanya, they will have violated the Constitution.
While terming Governor Oparanya as clearly incompetent, the lawmaker argued that the Supreme Court issued an unequivocal order on release of funds pending determination of any issue concerning division of Revenue.
“If Governors accede to the memo by Governor Oparanya, they will have violated the Constitution. The Supreme Court issue an unequivocal order on release of funds pending determination of any issue concerning division of Revenue. The chair is clearly incompetent,” he tweeted.
However, Senator Mutula’s statement landed him in big trouble with Kenyans on Twitter, with his attack against Oparanya backfiring badly.
Instead, the netizens turned against him, claiming that he was the most incompetent.
They argued that the senate had failed the devolved units by failing to pass the revenue allocation formula for a record 10 times.
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