Embakasi East MP Babu Owino claimed that Kimilili legislator Didmus Barasa was not admitted in hospital after an alleged attack in Kibra Constituency during the by-election.
Didmus Barasa was in a brothel receiving massage - Babu Owino
Didmus Barasa was not in hospital, he was in a brothel- Babu tells Parliament
Speaking in parliament, the lawmaker claimed that Mr Barasa was spotted at a brothel the night after the Kibra by-election.
"Didmus Barasa said that he was admitted in the hospital. Didmus Barasa after the alleged assault he was spotted in a brothel receiving a massage, Madam Speaker," the Embakasi MP said.
Babu expressed his pleasure after learning that Barasa allegedly been roughed up by angry youth who were supporting his opponent.
Babu goes in on Barasa
"In life, you get what you bargained for not what you deserve... to me what happened to him was very very good," the MP stated.
"He left his Constituency in the western province he left his people with water, without bursaries, without proper schools and desks to come and interfere with someone else's constituency," he added.
During the same session, Babu Owino also praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing his former student leader colleague Wambui Nyutu at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission.
Babu praises Uhuru
"I served with this lady at UoN in Sonu and this leader is very hardworking. She used to fight for the welfare of students," he stated.
"I have no iota of doubt that this lady is going to deliver," the MP added.
Babu also expressed disappointment over the appointment of older people instead of young people by President Kenyatta.
"Mr President also nominated people who are older than Methusela in the Bible. This is not good for youth in this nation," he argued.
The President has received a lot of heat over for his love of retirees, even as millions of young Kenyans languish in unemployment.
Official data shows 75 per cent of Kenya’s population is under the age of 40. There is a motion pending in the National Assembly seeking to reduce the retirement age to 50 from 60.
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