Kidero-Magelo stalemate spins crucial law


Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has rejected a Bill that sought to establish the office of a county attorney.

The Bill, Nairobi City County Office of the County Attorney Bill, 2016, which was passed by the assembly on November 24, last year sought to establish a county attorney’s office to advise the county government and represent it in legal matters.

Instead of assenting to the Bill, Dr Kidero referred it to the Assembly for reconsideration and amendments through a memorandum of refusal.

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