A vocal Member of the Kitui county Assembly recently brought the Assembly’s proceedinga to a standstill decrying sexual harassment threats she had received.
Speaking when she took to the floor in a debate geared towards governor Charity Ngilu’s impeachment, the controversial MCA said that she has been receiving several threats from unknown people.
According to the Member of County Assembly, the unknown culprits behind the threats allegedly threatened to sodomise her.
“Honorable speaker, how can a man, because I suspect it’s a man who sent this message to me, tell me that he will sodomise me? ” the MCA lamented
She further called on the house to take the matter with the seriousness it deserves noting that women should not be objectified to such extends.
“Honorable speaker, we know very well that I am a woman and as such I have the proper channel in which whatever he wants to do can be done.” She said on a lighter note.
Also, the MCA claimed that such threats are not only a reflection of bad upbringing of the culprits but also an insult to all the womenfolk.
” I wonder how a man born to a woman,maybe fathered a girl child and also having been married to a woman demean a woman to such extends. This only implies that these people are rotten and the system is as rotten as the people behind it. “the MCA said.
The member however reinstated her stand, saying that she is focused on service delivery to her constituents.