Baringo county become first county in the country to dismiss and reject the BBI amendment bill in its assembly
30 MCAs voted to reject the bill while 10 voted to approve with 1 abstention in chaotic scenes dominated by teargas shots.
The county David Kiplagat speaker however braved the tensions to certify the vote.
Ernest Kibet, MCA Kabarnet ward kickstarted the storm after snatching microphone from Charles Kosgey, the mover of the motion
“No, will not allow you to table this motion,” Kibet said while pointing the mic at Kosgei but intervention from Reuben Chepsongol, MCA Bartabwa and kipruto Kimosop, Mochongoi calm the situation.
The bill was rejected despite the meeting early ion the weekly with Jubilee party secretary general expressly urging members to support in what observers term as a blow to the party.
Kanu members called for adjournment but the speaker resisted.