East African Legislative Assembly in session. Kenya was issued a notice on January 24 to start electing new nominees to the regional assembly but is yet to finalise the process five months later. PHOTO | FILE
While Jubilee is pushing to add seven names to the four it had already identified, Cord opposes that, and wants changes made to the report of the joint committee overseeing the elections, which had recommended that Cord’s nominees be increased.
Senate last week rejected Cord’s proposed amendments to the report of the joint committee.
Cord leaders have accused their Jubilee counterparts of playing underhand tactics to push the election of Kenya’s representatives until after the next General Election.