Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Home Business News Economy MP Simon Mbugua moves to court to challenge the new currency

MP Simon Mbugua moves to court to challenge the new currency

East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) MP Simon Mbugua has moved to court to challenge the roll out of the new generation currencies.

In his argument the EALA MP says that the Central Bank of Kenya did not involve the public before the printing and unveiling of the new currency notes.

- Advertisement -

Until the case is decided Mbugua urges the court to stop implementation of the new currencies.

Simon Mbugua further said that the portrait of the former President Jomo Kenyatta should be removed from the notes as it goes against the constitution.

Similar arguments have been made by Senator James Orengo who said the image of the former President is against the constitution.

Activist Okiya Omtatah has sue the CBK challenging the new currencies unveiled during the Madaraka Day celebrations.

Also read: Governor Mike Sonko to Passaris I am not your husband

The Government through the CBK has called upon all Kenyans to change their Ksh 1,000 notes before October 1st.

News Moto
News generated from various authors under the umbrella of News Moto.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Magistrate disqualifies himself from Babu Owino’s case

0
Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi of Milimani Law Court has withdrawn himself from Babu Owino's case. The decision by the...