Blow to Ruto as Kipchumba Murkomen is struck out of Senate leadership

West Pokot Senator ,Samuel Poghisio

West Pokot Senator Samuel Poghisio is  the new Senate majority leader, replacing embattled Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen. He will be deputized by Isiolo Senator Fatuma Dullo Adan.

In a raft of changes following a Jubilee coalition Senate Parliamentary Group Meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta today morning, Nakuru Senator, Susan Kihika was also ousted from her post as the Majority Chief Wip  and replaced by Murang’a Senator, Irungu Kang’ata who will be deputized by Nominated Senator Farhiya Ali Haji.

In a statement released by State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena, President Kenyatta assured the new House leaders of his support even as he looked forward to working closely with the new Senate Leadership in delivering services to Kenyans.