Gatundu MP Moses Kuria has bowed to pressdue and quits the Transport, Infrastructure, Public Works and Housing Committee days after he was given notice of his removal by the newly elected Majority Whip Emmanuel Wangwe. Moses Kuria said he was handing over the position back to Jubilee Party with his head held high since he had changed the lives of Kenyans during his time as the vice-chair of the committee.
In aletter to addressed to Majority Whip Emmanuel Wangwe, the outspoken Gatundu South lawmaker named some of his accomplishments in the committee which he said though he had been ejected, his legacy would never be wiped away.
To start with, Moses Kuria said in his tenure, the transport committee came up with the Kenya Roads Board Amendment Bill which paved way for the issuance of off-market to finance road infrastructure.
Secondly, Moses Kuria said he led the process of the Merchant Shipping Act to pave way for the Public-Private partnerships with the maritime sector.
The Gatundu South legislator said they had initiated reforms which saw the revival of Kenya Airways and other key projects despite the odds.
“Despite frustrations from deeply vested interests in this sector, we managed to push through our report which is now gathering dust in government bureaucracy,” Mr Kuria said on KQ.
He also asked the Majority Whip, whom the letter was addressed to revive the Affordable Housing Programme, which he and the committee were working on.