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Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo says he became broke after being elected to Parliament ▷ Kenya News

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– Amollo had previously revealed he was using 65% of his salary to build decent houses for poor members of his constituency

– He argued the National Government Constituency Development Funds (CDF) could not be used for such projects

– His latest claim comes at a time when members of the 12th Parliament are pushing for more allowances

Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo claims he has been a broke man since he was elected to Parliament amid heated debate on MPs’ renewed push for more allowances.

Amollo who is one of the most celebrated Kenyan lawyers appeared to be in total agreement with his fellow parliamentarians on the fresh quest for higher perks.

READ ALSO: MP Otiende Amollo reveals he uses 65% of his salary to build decent houses for constituents

Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo claims he has been broke since he was elected to Parliament. This comes at a time when MPs are pushing for more allowances. Photo: Otiende Amollo.
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Appearing on NTV on Tuesday, July 9, morning, the outspoken legislator disclosed he went broke after becoming a member of the 12th Parliament.

“I have been the ombudsman and I have been in public practice, I have never been broke like I am now as an MP,” he said.

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Amollo had previously claimed he was using about 65% of his salary to construct decent houses for poor people in Rarieda constituency.

His Ondoa Nyasi initiative aimed at eradicating grass thatched houses and replacing them with iron sheet roofed structures has indeed endeared him to many Kenyans who now see him as one of the best performing MPs.

“For the avoidance of doubt, I do, and will keep doing Ondoa Nyasi. I spend 65% of my Bunge (Parliament) salary in this project every month. National Government Constituency Development Funds cannot be used for this project,” the MP said in October 2018.

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The firebrand lawyer, well remembered for helping National Super Alliance (NASA) win the 2017 presidential election petition, feels the salary he has been receiving as an MP is not enough for him and the poor people who need help back in his constituency, the same position held by several other MPs.

The lawmakers have been up in arms against Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) for opposing their quest for more allowances, including KSh 250,000 monthly house allowance and another KSh 291,200 monthly night allowance per MP.

They accused the salaries body of being selective and discriminatory in determination of their perks and vowed to fight for what they considered their right despite growing concerns over ballooning public wage bill.

“The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya’s wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination.

A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike,” Speaker Justin Muturi said in June 2019 in defence of the additional allowances.

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Revealed! Why Mercy Kyallo missed Betty’s salon relaunch and Ivanna’s birthday

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Betty Kyallo’s younger sister, Mercy Kyallo raised eyebrows after failing to attend her niece Ivanna’s birthday as well as the star-studded Flair by Betty re-launch.

It struck the attention of many that the the second daughter, in the family of three girls and one boy conspicuously failed to appear in both major events that went down in June.

Speculations were that these two elder sisters were beefing, mostly pegged on their harsh encounter early this year regards Ivanna’s medical condition that Dennis Okari supposedly dodged.

Dennis Okari and Betty Kyallo with their daughter, Ivanna

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Mercy explains

Well, Mercy has finally come public about why she never stood to be counted at Betty’s major recent celebrations.

I was not able to come. But at the same time, support is given and support is shown in so many different ways especially in the family dynamic. I know our lives are very public and there is so much that goes on away from the public eye and people never know.

Sisters, Mercy and Betty Kyallo

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Speaking regards her brawl with Betty’s baby daddy, Dennis Okari early this year, Mercy was keen to confess that it has been a while since she talked to him but clarifying that everything has since settled.

Well, I haven’t spoken to him in such a long time. But there is no bad blood. I’m happy to see him in our lives and the life of his child and it is obviously so encouraging and beautiful.

Also read: Betty Kyallo and Jalango’s hot screen chemistry during her salon re-launch raises eyebrows (Photos)

Mercy Kyallo and Dennis Okari

Wrapping it up, the entrepreneur was quick to affirm that despite the rough times a family might face, they will always find common ground and move on.

The good thing with family is that you always find a way to hold each other’s hands. Forgive each other and cry with each other and encourage one another.


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Is Mutala the Voice Nadia Mukami’s ex?

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BY YUSUF JUMA

Nadia Mukami’s past romance has been unravelled after a 2016 video emerged on instagram.

The video is fuelling speculation that she once dated Mutala Mukosia, a renowned voice actor.

The video that is posted on Mutala’s Instagram page, shows Nadia who at the time was known as Nadia Faith is heard belting out a romantic tune by Juliana Kanyomozi’s ‘Usiende Mbali’.

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Mutala
Mutala the Voice

Recently Nadia came out to deny that she has dated fellow artiste Arrow Bwoy and that they broke it of.

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“I FEEL LIKE MY EARLY TWENTIES SHOULD BE MY BUILDING YEARS, A RELATIONSHIP RIGHT NOW CAN BE A DISTRACTION
WHEN YOU ARE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY SOMETIMES PEOPLE WANT TO DATE YOU FOR THE WRONG REASONS
IT’S HARD TO FIND A GOOD GUY, PEOPLE ASSUME AM RICH. THERE IS A DAY WE WENT OUT ON A DATE AND WHEN IT WAS TIME TO PAY THE GUY GAVE ME THE BILL AND I HAD TO PAY.”

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When called for comment, Mutala, who voices in four languages (English, Swahili, French Luhya and Gisu) has however remained tight lipped over his past relationship with Nadia.

A friend who knows them from those early days says, “Nadia appeared to have ended the relationship after she made it in music.”

Mutala who has voiced 153 Swahili Bollywood movies and series says he has no Ill feelings and still supports Nadia’s music.

Check out the video.

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The Full Scale of The Bloodbath at NMG #Day 2

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Presenter Ken Mijungu among axed employees. NMG Editorial Department trimmed to razor thin workforce

The post The Full Scale of The Bloodbath at NMG #Day 2 appeared first on Business Today Kenya.

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