Kiambu Residents take action after Women Rep asks for salary increment

She could now lose her job even before her swearing in ceremony

Kiambu County residents are now signing a petition to stop her from being sworn in a new two days after her comment on live TV that she deserves to be paid well.

Earlier this week, the former radio presenter had argued that she deserved a better pay to compensate what she used for her campaigns between June and August elections.

Her sentiments comes in the wake of raging conversation over the alary for members of parliament after the Sarah Serem led Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) proposed huge pay cuts for legislators.

“I must be paid well to compensate for what I used in the campaigns. I deserve a good pay,” Wa Muchomba earlier told NTV.

But when she spoke on yet another TV channel, Wa Muchomba apologised to Kiambu residents, an apology which is seemingly falling on a deaf ear.

“Probably what I said yesterday was not in line with what my people expected. I didn’t intend to go to that direction,” Ms Wa Muchomba said.

She maintained that Kiambu Woman Representative Gathoni wa Muchomba apologises for remarks made yesterday that MP's salaries should not be slashed.

On his part, President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed not to sign any new bill seeking the increment of salaries for MPs.

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