The assembly created a special committee, consisting of a few MCAs, most of them elected.
At the moment, it has been established that eighteen elected members of the county assembly are
in support of Dr James Gesami, and only two MCA's among the elected
are against his nomination.
The vetting panel is expected to run for two days, Tuesday next week is set for debate by the
whole house, and voting on Wednesday. Several MCAs have expressed confidence in Dr
Gesami, saying that he is fit for the job.
The vetting panel will be chaired by the Speaker Moffat Teya, and in the committee, the
majority leader who doubles as the township MCA, Duke Masira, Majority Chief Whip, the
Minority leader and Whip in the minority party are set to be members, among others.
After the voting, Gesami will be sworn as the second Nyamira County Deputy Governor and the
Principal Assistant to Nyamira Governor Amos Nyaribo.
A Nyamira resident, Vincent Omao who had filed a petition to stop the vetting process but later
withdrew it on Thursday.
After the vetting of the DG nominee, the assembly will proceed with the vetting of nominees for
positions of CEC's next week.
By Darlington Mose