Following a head count conducted by the Governor, Dr Evans Kidero, only 2,900 people were found to be working while about 2,400 people could not be accounted for despite being in the payroll. (READ: Governors cry foul over ghost workers)
Nairobi governor Evans Kidero
on Monday obtained orders from the High Court barring the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko
from charging him with assault, only a few hours after a judge in the same court allowed the DPP to charge the governor and Nairobi Women Representative Rachel Shebesh. (READ: Kidero you slapped me? cries Shebesh).
and Ms Shebesh had failed to reach an out-of-court settlement, with the latter's lawyer, Cecil Miller, saying his
client had waited in vain for Dr Kidero
to meet the terms for reconciliation and she
was ready to face the charge of public disturbance. (READ: When out-of-court settlement is better) On January 3, Justice Isaac Lenaola gave Dr Kidero
and Ms Shebesh until January 10 to reach an out-of-court settlement or face the charges arising from an altercation in the governor's office on September 6, 2013. (READ:Kidero
, Shebesh ordered to reconcile) The High Court had originally blocked the DPP from pursuing charges against the two.
Nairobi TNA County
representatives were last Friday reportedly making frantic efforts to reconcile Ms Shebesh and Dr Kidero
even as the deadline for them to talk elapsed. (READ:Shebesh and Kidero risk charge as deadline lapses) - Daily Nation.
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