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DRAMA AS KWALE WOMAN REP WALKS INTO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CHAMBER WITH A BABY

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 7 – There was drama in the National Assembly on Wednesday morning when Kwale County Woman Representative Zulekha Hassan walked into the debating chamber with a baby.

Business was temporarily disrupted as House Majority Leader Aden Duale had to pause a motion he was moving on the Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute.

Zulekha was carrying the baby, which appeared to be less than 5-months old.


Women MPs who had walked out of the Chamber as a sign of solidarity with Hassan condemned the Speaker and their male colleagues on how the matter was handled.

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