Jubilee Coalition has settled for Uasin Gishu Senator Prof Margaret Kamar to succeed Senator Kithure Kindiki as the Deputy Speaker of the Senate.
Senate Majority Whip Irungu Kang’ata on Sunday confirmed that the ruling coalition has endorsed Kamar for the position that was left vacant following the removal of Kindiki.
“Majority of us in Jubilee have thrown our weight behind Prof Kamar. It should also be known that Jubilee party believes in women leadership, “said Kang’ata
Kang’ata said they had approached a number of Senators from the opposition to back Kamar for the seat.
Senator Kamar will be facing off with Senators Charles Kibiru(Kirinyaga) Isaac Mwaura(Nominated) Judith Pareno (Nominated) and Stewart Madzayo (Kilifi).