Nominated MP Jackson Kosgei has narrated his ordeal when protesters gained entry into Parliament during Tuesday’s Anti-Finance Bill demonstration.....CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

He stated that it was getting worse and together with his colleague who is walking on crutches made a choice to face the young men.

“We stayed in private member’s launch,” he added.

“We were inside the chamber. Then, all of a sudden our member from the other side of the yes came out as some of us continued to wait. Within a twinkle of an eye we heard that our young men were already coming through and everybody was looking for an escape route,” Kosgei narrated.

He said the evacuation route out was not friendly to the user of wheelchairs.

He said the protesters came and they found them there and immediately when they knew who he was and also knew where he voted for they looked at him and requested him to allow them to escort them out of the building.

“Thankfully, they came and found us there and immediately they knew who l was and they also knew where l voted for but they looked at me and they said we know you you are a good man and we want to request that you allow us to escort you out of the building because what might happen anytime from now may not be good for both of you, and they walked us out,” Kosgei said.

He thanked the young men who saved his life that day when everyone was running for their lives.

He also condoled with all the families who lost their loved ones during Tuesday’s demonstration.

“I also thank the President for listening,” he said.

On Wednesday President William Ruto declined to sign the Finance Bill 2024 into law.

“Following the passage of the Bill, the country witnessed widespread expression of dissatisfaction with the Bill as passed, regrettably resulting in the loss of life, destruction of property and desecration of constitutional institutions. I send condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones in this unfortunate manner,” he said.

“Consequently, having reflected on the continuing conversation around the content of the Finance Bill, 2024, I will decline to assent to the Bill…CONTINUE READING>>

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