Oscar Sudi Meets Uasin Gishu MCAs Amid Fallout Reports with Governor Bii

Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi on Monday hosted all Uasin Gishu MCAs at his rural home.

The meeting comes amid reports of a row between the MCAs and the Uasin Gishu County Executive led by Governor Jonathan Bii.

Reports indicate that the two arms of government are on a collision path over employment.

MP Sudi, in a post on his verified social media pages said the meeting was meant to address “pertinent issues” facing the county.

MP Sudi at his Kapseret home where he hosted the Uasin Gishu MCAs on April 1, 2024. Photo/Facebook/Oscar Sudi.
MP Sudi at his Kapseret home where he hosted the Uasin Gishu MCAs on April 1, 2024. Photo/Facebook/Oscar Sudi.

However, he did not go into details over the specific issues that the meeting addressed.

There is power in reasoning and coming together. This morning I held fruitful discussions with all Uasin Gishu County MCAs over pertinent issues facing our great county of Uasin Gishu,” the legislator said.

Photos shared on the MP’s Facebook page show that all the MCAs – both the majority and the minority sides attended the meeting at his home on the outskirts of Kapseret trading centre.

MCAs motion on casual workers

Last month, the MCAs passed a motion asking the county to re-hire casual workers.

They lamented that a decision to terminate contracts for the casuals has has a negative impact on service delivery to the people.

MP Sudi (c) with assembly's leader of the majority Julius Sang and Deputy Speaker Sarah Male during the meeting. Photo/Oscar Sudi (Facebook).
MP Sudi (c) with assembly’s leader of the majority Julius Sang and Deputy Speaker Sarah Malel during the meeting. Photo/Oscar Sudi (Facebook).

The latest meeting affirms Sudi’s growing influence in the county’s political matters.

It’s only a few weeks ago that he declared he would support Governor Bii’s second term bid.

Speaking during a fundraiser at AIC Fellowship – Annex, Sudi asked Citizen Services Principal Secretary Prof Julius Bitok to shelve his gubernatorial ambitions for 2027.

But he also hinted at eyeing the seat in 2032.

Sudi, serving his third term as an MP is considered one of President William Ruto’s right hand man

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