The Governor of Nairobi County, Evans Kidero. PHOTO :/NATION MEDIA GROUP

A proposal to bar Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero from public office sparked bitter exchanges in the national assembly yesterday.

Debate on the report by the Agriculture committee, which investigated the sugar crisis at Mumias Sugar Company and the managers’ role, had been pending for a long time and the controversial amendment by Mumias Member of Parliament Benjamin Washiala ignited fireworks.