According to MP Opiyo Wandayi, the Kenyan parliamentarians have not been paid even as they go for Easter holidays.
The lawmaker made a strongly worded statement in which they alleged that the Government headed by President William Ruto had not fulfilled its responsibility of ensuring that public servants and officers receive the remuneration specified in their contracts.
For the first time since independence in 1963, the Government of Kenya is unable to pay salaries to members of parliament
The MP Only further claimed that only members of the security services – police and military – have been paid as at the point of speaking hinting that the reasons must be obvious to all.
Kenyans on twitter took up the signal and made fun of the situation with some asking them to resign if they kitchen is too hot.
For us in private sector going without a salary is NO news, to be on half salary is never news hence you guys need to smell the coffee and wake up . You have taken alot for granted for ages.
Finally if you feel that GOK is not fair to you because GOK is hard up , no one is forcing you to stay on. Please resign , come and join us in private the sector and see how long you will survive. It’s real hustle out here.