A Kenyan lawmaker, Kwale woman Representative, Zulekha Hassan was on Wednesday ordered out of the National Assembly for disrupting a parliamentary session. The legislator was kicked out of the chambers after she walked in with a baby.
Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Chris Omulele, MP Luanda termed move as unprecedented.
The Kwale Woman Rep said she had an emergency that’s why she came to parliament with the baby and suggested that a mother’s room be put in place to curb such situations.
She said, “Today, I had an emergency, what was I supposed to do? Miss parliament? That’s why I just came with her. I knew I would be staying here just for a while and later when my situation is better, I would go. But if there was a room or a creche or nursery, I would then be able to put my baby there
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Kwale Woman Rep Zulekha Hassan kicked out of Parliament after walking into the chamber with a baby, Speaker terms move unprecedented. pic.twitter.com/OPXJt52iZw
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) August 7, 2019