The newly nominated cabinet secretaries nominated by president Uhuru Kenyatta will have an easy time at the vetting table as the NASA team have said that they will not participate in the process.
The NASA team led by John Mbadi and Junet Mohamed have said that the appointing authority is the president and that the seat was vacant.
“This requirement (approving appointments) presupposes and anticipates the naming of cabinet secretaries by the appointing authority”. I wish to remind you that the office of the appointing authority is vacant hence no need to constitute the Committee on Appointments,” The leader of minority said.
John Mbadi wrote the letter to the speaker of the National assembly who is also in charge of the vetting committee to give reasons why the speaker should expect a list of members for that committee.
The president sent the list of cabinet nominations to parliament for vetting. The list has elicited various reactions from the Jubilee party
The NASA brigade has also indicated that they will also be busy preparing for the swearing in of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as the people president. They have also said that the venue for the swearing in will not be changed and will still remain at a Uhuru Park.
The police have said that Uhuru Park is a no go zone.
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