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Court order blocks Nairobi County speaker Beatrice Elachi’s impeachment


Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi has obtained conservatory order blocking her removal from office pending the hearing and determination of her petition.

Elachi filed a motion certified as urgent at the Employment and Labour Relations Court after MCAs voted to remeoved her from office on Thursday evening.

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Nairobi City County Public Service Board and the Nairobi City County Assembly were listed as respondents in the motion.

She further obtained conservatory orders stopping the respondents from appointing a new nominee for approval by the Nairobi City County Assembly to the office of the Speaker of the House whether in temporary or acting capacity.

“Pending the hearing and determination of this Notice of Motion, a Conservartory Order do issue prohibiting the respondents, their members or any person acting under their behest and direction, from interfering with the execution of the Petitioner of her duties current as the Nairobi City County Assembly Speaker, or otherwise howsoever debating, deliberating upon, or removing from office the Petitioner as the office of the Speaker, Nairobi City County Assembly,” reads the court statement