Nairobi,KENYA:Tourism and Wildlife cabinet secretary risks a vote of no confidence following his ”go to hell “assertion and deaths of 10 rhinos which were relocated to Tsavo Park.
In a media briefing at parliamentary buildings NASA members of parliament led by Saboti member of parliament Caleb Amisi said that there is need for Balala to resign following his assertions telling off people who want him resign over the death of 10 rhinos after they were trans located from Nakuru and Nairobi national parks to Tsavo East national park.
The MPs insisted that the CS has to take responsibility over the death of the failed exercise which resulted into a big blow in the KWS.
Amis warned that if he fails to tender his resignation letter to the president, the mps will be prompted to fast track passing of a vote of no confidence against him.
“We implore the president to accept Balala’s resignation without thinking twice .That failure to do so ,we will request parliament to discuss his conduct with a view of passing a vote of no confidence against him.”Amisi said
They also urged the department of criminal investigation to take up the matter of the Rhinos saga and do independent investigations to ascertain the truth in the matter.
They too urged the president to appoint a new board of KWS as a matter of urgency.
“The appointment of the new board should also come with an audit of the entire organization. Areas of weakness in the organization must be addressed immediately, if found, to ensure such menace does not occur.”Amisi said
Earlier today appearing before parliamentary committee on environment Balala apologized to the nation over remarks he made blasting people who want him resign over the matter .
Early this week Balala suspended six top KWS officers for what he termed as negligence which led to the death of the rhinos.