Otiende Amollo

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Otiende Amollo said : “Together with Governor Oparanya and Sen Orengo, I had a good meeting with Raila Odinga at his Karen Home,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kwa nini suala la SMS limekuwa sugu wakati huu? Hii mambo ya eti nilimtumia kiongozi wangu wa chama ujumbe mfupi ni porojo na upuzi mtupu," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I was elected by the people of Rarieda. It is a privilege to serve them. If the party gives me any other position to serve I will, if they do not, I am okay with that," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “This is an act of spin mastering to move the issue from what it is to where you want it to go. I have refused to be spun because that is trying to introduced subterfuge,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “If I was to resign, I would know how to resign…I will not lend myself to this spin-doctoring. It is true that as early as Sunday, I had known of the games and that why I tweeted about it,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I was elected by the people of Rarieda. It is a privilege to serve them. If the party gives me any other position to serve I will, if they do not, I am okay with that," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo wrote : "The Vicissitudes of politics. So, the schemers want me out of JLAC. I will take it in grace and stride," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kwa hivyo matapeli wa siasa wanapanga njama ya kunitimua katika kamatiya JLAC. Hilo nitakabiliana nalo kwa neema na nitazidi kusonga hatua hadi nyingine," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Lengo la kwanza ni kupitisha BBI kisha lile la pili ni kuhakikisha kuwa Raila Odinga anakuwa rais wa tano," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alielezea : "Hawa ni watu ambao wamejawa tamaa zao za kibinafsi tofauti na mimi ambaye nina malengo yangu ya kimsingi na yenye nia njema. Mengine tunaweza kushughulikia tu bila wasiwasi," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo wrote : "The Vicissitudes Of Politics. So, The Schemers Want Me Out Of JLAC. I Will Take It In Grace and Stride," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The first goal is passing the BBI while the second one is ensuring that Raila Odinga becomes the fifth president," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : "Unfortunately, these are people who have their own issues and conviction unlike me who have my own primary and fundamental goals. The rest we can deal with," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo noted ( about President Obama ) : "This is one family that has given us so much pride. We are on the international map because of them. Their son, former US President Obama put us on an international map," External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is important to note that both Houses approve the bill without any amendments. The committee agreed that a referendum is a must,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 30, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about John Mbadi ) : “John Mbadi you have not stepped in law school,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As a matter of law, a constitutional amendment can be unconstitutional if it does not follow the process in the constitution before it is amended,” “If we decide – in an amendment – that the President of this country will rotate in only one community, it is unconstitutional” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about John Mbadi ) : “John Mbadi you have not stepped in law school,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As a matter of law, a constitutional amendment can be unconstitutional if it does not follow the process in the constitution before it is amended,” “If we decide – in an amendment – that the President of this country will rotate in only one community, it is unconstitutional” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The roll-out of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the COVID-19 disease has elicited a lot of public angst. As you are aware, there is a conflict of information regarding the importation, registration and use of the vaccine within our Kenyan border," External link

tuko Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated ( about William Ruto ) : "I think Sputnik V is a fraud. The government is confused about whether to authorise the importation. It is utter confusion for Deputy President William Ruto to take a vaccine the government has refused. It is irresponsible to import a dose without planning how a second dose will get here," External link

tuko Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Ukiangalia baadhi ya maeneo kama vile Kiambu na Machakos maambukizi yako juu zaidi na ni lazima kafyu ya kutoingia au kutoka maeneo hayo ili tuyaokoe maisha ya watu wetu," External link

tuko Friday, March 26, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Ukiangalia baadhi ya maeneo kama vile Kiambu na Machakos maambukizi yako juu zaidi na ni lazima kafyu ya kutoingia au kutoka maeneo hayo ili tuyaokoe maisha ya watu wetu ," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you look at areas within the Nairobi metropolitan region such as Kiambu and Machakos, the infections rates are very high and we must restore lockdown if we are to save our people," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you look at areas within the Nairobi metropolitan region such as Kiambu and Machakos, the infections rates are very high and we must restore lockdown if we are to save our people," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo argued : "I know all these people (Kalonzo, Mudavadi, Gideon and Wetang'ula), and none of them can lead the team. They are all generals without a field Marshall. We were with three of them in NASA, and they could not make up their minds on simple things; who will lead the team? And NASA died; they cannot resurrect it," External link

tuko Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo argued : "I know all these people (Kalonzo, Mudavadi, Gideon and Wetang'ula), none of them can lead the team. They are all generals without a field Marshall. We were with three of them in NASA and they could not make up their minds on simple things; who will lead the team? And NASA died, they cannot resurrect it," External link

tuko Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:32:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We agreed that under Article 257, whoever is promoting an initiative and has suggestion must reduce it into a bill. The question has to be only one – adopt, or not,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The Constitution allows you to petition any government including the county governments. This amendment is legally contradictory as it refers to unlawful assembly,” “You cannot introduce amendments that address a lawful assembly to a section that refers to an unlawful assembly” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 12, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about William Samoei Ruto ) : "Upande wa William Samoei (Ruto) unaonekana kuvutia idadi kubwa ya viongozi wenye mwelekeo wa uhalifu. Angalia Standard (gazeti) tu, ukurasa wa 2, ukurasa wa 6, ukurasa wa 18, ukurasa wa 20. Kurasa hizo zote zina viongozi ambao wana uhusiano na William Upande wa Ruto na maswala ya jinai, kwa hivyo ikiwa ndivyo ilivyo, hauwalaumu wale ambao wanajaribu kutekeleza sheria," External link

tuko Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about William Ruto ) : "William Samoei's (Ruto) side seems to attract a disproportionate number of leaders with criminal tendencies. Look at the Standard (newspaper) only, page 2, page 6, page 18, page 20. All those pages have leaders who are affiliated to William Ruto's side and with criminal issues, so if that is the case, you don't blame the those who are trying to enforce the law," External link

tuko Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kuna ushahidi kuwa Isaac Mwaura alipanga fujo ya Githurai…haiwezakani Raila kuandamana na wahuni kwenye kampeni yake…Mwaura ni mtu ninaye muheshimu, lakini sasa ananikosea heshima," External link

tuko Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "There’s evidence that Isaac Mwaura personally organised that violence in Githurai…it’s illogical for Raila to hire goons to disrupt his own rally…Mwaura is a man I have respected, but now he is putting my respect to the test," External link

tuko Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It means a million Kenyans support it so you don’t have authority to amend it. You just either agree with it or not. Then eventually, the test is, do majority of Kenyans also agree with it or not?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “He even played in the club for a while. He loved the game. We have ,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 26, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “The fierce arguments, the walkouts, the sulking, the heavy air of suspicion that sometimes engulfed the room as they discussed the course of the constitution; he bore it with stride. Sometimes, we would tell him to take sides. He was chairman and we felt he needed to show his might when things went down. He never did,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 26, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “These are the kind of issues that are ideal to be considered in a referendum when you are amending the constitution and especially that the BBI report is about to be released,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As an advocate you cannot challenge what you have not seen. You should wait for the content of the BBI report to be made public. The case will be dismissed with the contempt it deserves. There is no way one can challenge plans to readjust the Constitution,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Words in Standing Order 22 are that ‘when the Speaker is informed’. It is the Speaker to be informed,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “For 57 years since independence, this is a long period enough to rethink our administrative system and go for what best can work for us. We therefore need a sober debate on the impending BBI reforms,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date clearly specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “While the CJ is right to insist on the appointment of CA judges, a letter rather than a press conference would have sufficed. Also, while the AG’s advice to the Executive on the issue is wrong, LSK cannot discipline him or SG because they were not appointed by LSK,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is us members who appoint commissioners to serve our purposes. And if they don’t, we are at liberty to revoke that appointment, even without giving reasons,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Apart from SRC’s mandate on salaries being restricted to state officers and merely advisory on public officers, periodic bonuses and motivations cannot be unlawful,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “There is no longer market days and all market activities have been seriously minimised in Rarieda sub-county due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Those who depend on sale of goods are already feeling the pinch” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The first two days were basically full of entertainment, the launch of the alumni association and sporting activities," External link

standardmedia Friday, February 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “However the support for BBI goes beyond the so-called allies of the two principals. As far as I am concerned, this exercise enjoys support of MPs across the political divide, and the DP has pronounced himself on this as well,” External link

theCitizen Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “However the support for BBI goes beyond the so-called allies of the two principals. As far as I am concerned, this exercise enjoys support of MPs across the political divide, and the DP has pronounced himself on this as well,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "This is because the people of Kibra were warned of massive vote-buying," External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "There was no violence in Kibra. What we had was vote protection. This is because the people of Kibra were warned of massive vote-buying," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “This is one of the reasons why we had requested that the updated voter register be made pubic for scrutiny so that people would have known in time where they are supposed to vote,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated : "A visa ban for those involved in corruption is a good thing, but it does not help to say that we have banned several senior people. If you want to help Kenyans, tell us who you have banned," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : "I like the way Senator Wamatang'i has describe Kipchoge and associated with his success. To be part of that success, I will also join the Standard Chartered marathon," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : "I like the way Senator Wamatang'i has describe Kipchoge and associated with his success. To be part of that success, I will also join the Standard Chartered marathon," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “When you learn that you are being sought by the police you ought to comply at the next available opportunity. I think someone misadvised Ndindi Nyoro,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We cannot accept that. We won’t allow that bill to sail through. Our bill for change is yet to come,” External link

nation-ke Monday, July 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Anybody attacking Tuju, is directly targeting Mr Odinga and Mr Kenyatta,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Nimekuwa mtumishi wa umma kwa miaka kadhaa ila sijawahi filisika kama sasa hivi tangu nilipochaguliwa kuwa mbunge," External link

tuko Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “If you take the mortgage for Sh20 million you can’t take the car loan because the deductions on the salary are high because of the short repayment period. I’m sure there are some of my colleagues who have taken the loan and their payslip reads zero,” “This is the last time I am going to talk about this,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Nimekuwa mtumishi wa umma kwa miaka kadhaa ila sijawahi filisika kama sasa hivi tangu nilipochaguliwa kuwa mbunge," External link

tuko Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you treat suspects with decorum it does not mean they will not be prosecuted. In fact, if you do that, the courts will read no malice in the whole thing and justice will be served," External link

tuko Monday, June 3, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I think the President, not Dr. Matiang’i, is the target for impeachment," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Commission ) : “The National Cohesion and Integration Commission must summon the DP,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about Aisha Jumwa ) : "Tayari tushamumtimua chamani Jumwa, sasa ni zamu ya wale wanaomuunga mkono kumshauri ajiuzulu ili apatiane nafasi kwa ajili ya uchaguzi mdogo. Tunamtaka apime umaarufu wake bila ODM, hivyo basi tutaona vitisho vyake mahali vitakapomfikisha," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo told : "I want to tell you we have already expelled her...now it is your turn to tell her that if she is as confident as you are, let her accept that expulsion and reign so that we can go to a by-election with her not being in ODM, then we can see this threat," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about James Orengo ) : "A lot of people are blaming James Orengo, and it is misplaced blame. Orengo took his time and resources to lead the campaign in Ugenya and he did it well. However, I agree some of the utterances by some of us who went there may not have been appropriate," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about William Samoei Ruto ) : “William Samoei Ruto has chosen to send his foot soldiers to attack the institution of the Presidency, in other words he is a pastor sending the congregation to attack the church,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Raila and the President Uhuru Kenyatta shook hands for the betterment of this nation, you cannot attack the handshake unless you do not mean well for this country,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “What would be wrong is to bring completely malicious complaints that lack any basis at all. That would be maliciously tainting names of judges,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The governor’s action is nothing short of contempt of Parliament. He is treading on very dangerous grounds because he is failing to obey the law. This House should consider removing him,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The amendments will deny the nominated MCAs a chance to bring any motion for debate at the assembly,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 8, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The governor’s action is nothing short of contempt of parliament. He is treading on very dangerous grounds because he is failing to obey the law. This House should consider removing him,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 6, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "We urge Ugenya residents not to be swayed by handouts," External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “They cannot be readily available when signing contracts but remain shadowy when asked to account for their dealings” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “On account of defiance on public accountability, they must be barred from being awarded tenders in the country,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "He was a magnificent midfielder who played with us at Railway Wanderers. Cobra was everything to us, and that's why we are here today," External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 2, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Hamna kitu cha kuzuia William Ruto kuwania urais 2022. Mswada huu uliletwa bungeni na mwenzangu Mbunge wa Kisumu ya Kati Fred Ouda na nikaupinga kwa kuwa ni kinyume cha katiba," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Huku ni halali kinyume cha katiba, hamna kitu cha kuzuia William Ruto kuwania urais 2022. Mswada huu uliletwa bungeni na mwenzangu Mbunge wa Kisumu ya Kati Fred Ouda na nikaupinga kwa kuwa ni kinyume cha katiba," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "While legally unconstitutional, there is no strict bar that stops William Ruto from vying for the presidency in 2022. This motion became before the National Assembly by my colleague Kisumu Central MP Fred Ouda and I opposed it because it was unconstitutional," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “We will only deal with select parts that have not proved effective nine years since the promulgation of the new law in 2010,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 6, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “This court (High Court) is uniquely placed to prevent what I can only call a DPP’s office that has become constitutionally rogue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 31, 2018 2:20:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We told the President that sugar was very important to us. If privatisation comes, we have no money to buy these factories. Eventually, they will be taken up by a few wealthy outsiders,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:32:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "That many Kalenjin CEOs are facing graft charges is not ethnic targeting”. “It is testament to how unfairly the distribution of these plum positions has been, otherwise we’ed be seeing equal opportunity prosecutions across the 43 tribes," External link

kenyan-post Monday, December 10, 2018 1:34:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated : “This being a quasi-judicial inquiry, our instructions are that the National Assembly notes that we shall represent our client as by law provided. In so doing, the National Assembly be pleased to indicate the exact charges to be answered, the precise part of Article 251 of the Constitution alleged to have been breached, and the manner in which the breach is alleged to have occurred,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 27, 2017 11:57:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We reckon your tenure as an MP where locals for the first time saw a tarmac road, including putting this region on the Kenyan map,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 30, 2017 3:57:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Commission ) : "We note with concern that if that is the case, then the government will be in breach of the law that govern public land. The regime of acquiring public land is clear: it is held in trust by the national or county government and transferred with the approval of the National Land Commission. Beyond issues of transfer, there is need to compensate those affected," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The way Government is reacting to this matter is suspect. Land in this country is owned by national and county governments but they do not have authority to sell it. It is only the NLC that has that mandate," External link

standardmedia Friday, November 25, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “I feel I have covered everything I had set out to to achieve when I took office as the first Ombudsman chair,” “I am unlikely to add further value by staying. It is opportune for me to leave and let others bring in new skills and lift the office higher” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The one per cent of missed targets includes not managing to devolve services to every county,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is not clear to whom the withheld funds will be allocated, the purpose and accountability thereof. Oversight by Parliament on expenditure only relates to funds set aside for use by a particular government or ministry. The problem is that it may not be possible for Parliament to oversight the use of these funds,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 14, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo told : “Accordingly, a change of the election date has the potential of plunging the country into a constitutional crisis. In light of the limited time, we recommend that the process of appointment of new IEBC commissioners be fast-tracked, preferably within 60 days once the current commissioners vacate office,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 7, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "By this time, there would be no substantive chairperson or commissioner at IEBC. The foregoing creates the possibility of a constitutional crisis," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, August 4, 2016 4:10:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "By this time, there would be no substantive chairperson or commissioner at IEBC. The foregoing creates the possibility of a constitutional crisis," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 3, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The inclusion of non-Kenyans in IEBC does not violate the constitution. The Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board and the defunct Committee of Experts that drafted the constitution are examples of institutions, where we infused non-Kenyans in their membership for public confidence and objectivity,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 25, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The problem is not that we don’t have qualified and competent Kenyans to manage the IEBC, but ethnicity, regionalism and sectionalism are the major problems,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 25, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "Do we hold elections with experienced commissioners who lack credibility or with inexperienced commissioners who have credibility? In our opinion, the latter is the lesser evil," External link

nation-ke Friday, July 22, 2016 1:02:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "Do we hold elections with experienced commissioners who lack credibility or with inexperienced commissioners who have credibility? In our opinion, the latter is the lesser evil," External link

nation-ke Friday, July 22, 2016 12:02:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We recommend the President establishes a commission of inquiry to look into the legal, administrative and policy regime of the National Police Service with a view to making recommendations that would obviate extrajudicial killings, promote accountability and advise on reparation for victims,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We humbly advise that the position be declared vacant as a matter of urgency to facilitate the recruitment of a substantive holder in line with the constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The National Police Service should not transfer, post or deploy police officers to northeastern region (Garissa included) as a punishment or on disciplinary grounds," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:04:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We choose to take up these jobs because we think we can make a difference. I have also noticed that one of the tendencies is for government officials to find ways of topping up their pay through seminars, trips — either locally or internationally — and also innovative ways of manipulating procurement processes,” External link

DailyNation Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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legislator4.35%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
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chairman26.09%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
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Names Lang Count
Otiende AmolloEN98.08%
Otiende AmolloFR1.92%


 
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Otiende Amollo

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Otiende Amollo said : “Together with Governor Oparanya and Sen Orengo, I had a good meeting with Raila Odinga at his Karen Home,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kwa nini suala la SMS limekuwa sugu wakati huu? Hii mambo ya eti nilimtumia kiongozi wangu wa chama ujumbe mfupi ni porojo na upuzi mtupu," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I was elected by the people of Rarieda. It is a privilege to serve them. If the party gives me any other position to serve I will, if they do not, I am okay with that," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “This is an act of spin mastering to move the issue from what it is to where you want it to go. I have refused to be spun because that is trying to introduced subterfuge,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “If I was to resign, I would know how to resign…I will not lend myself to this spin-doctoring. It is true that as early as Sunday, I had known of the games and that why I tweeted about it,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I was elected by the people of Rarieda. It is a privilege to serve them. If the party gives me any other position to serve I will, if they do not, I am okay with that," External link

tuko Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo wrote : "The Vicissitudes of politics. So, the schemers want me out of JLAC. I will take it in grace and stride," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kwa hivyo matapeli wa siasa wanapanga njama ya kunitimua katika kamatiya JLAC. Hilo nitakabiliana nalo kwa neema na nitazidi kusonga hatua hadi nyingine," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Lengo la kwanza ni kupitisha BBI kisha lile la pili ni kuhakikisha kuwa Raila Odinga anakuwa rais wa tano," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alielezea : "Hawa ni watu ambao wamejawa tamaa zao za kibinafsi tofauti na mimi ambaye nina malengo yangu ya kimsingi na yenye nia njema. Mengine tunaweza kushughulikia tu bila wasiwasi," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo wrote : "The Vicissitudes Of Politics. So, The Schemers Want Me Out Of JLAC. I Will Take It In Grace and Stride," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The first goal is passing the BBI while the second one is ensuring that Raila Odinga becomes the fifth president," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : "Unfortunately, these are people who have their own issues and conviction unlike me who have my own primary and fundamental goals. The rest we can deal with," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo noted ( about President Obama ) : "This is one family that has given us so much pride. We are on the international map because of them. Their son, former US President Obama put us on an international map," External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is important to note that both Houses approve the bill without any amendments. The committee agreed that a referendum is a must,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 30, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about John Mbadi ) : “John Mbadi you have not stepped in law school,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As a matter of law, a constitutional amendment can be unconstitutional if it does not follow the process in the constitution before it is amended,” “If we decide – in an amendment – that the President of this country will rotate in only one community, it is unconstitutional” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about John Mbadi ) : “John Mbadi you have not stepped in law school,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As a matter of law, a constitutional amendment can be unconstitutional if it does not follow the process in the constitution before it is amended,” “If we decide – in an amendment – that the President of this country will rotate in only one community, it is unconstitutional” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The roll-out of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the COVID-19 disease has elicited a lot of public angst. As you are aware, there is a conflict of information regarding the importation, registration and use of the vaccine within our Kenyan border," External link

tuko Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated ( about William Ruto ) : "I think Sputnik V is a fraud. The government is confused about whether to authorise the importation. It is utter confusion for Deputy President William Ruto to take a vaccine the government has refused. It is irresponsible to import a dose without planning how a second dose will get here," External link

tuko Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:05:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Ukiangalia baadhi ya maeneo kama vile Kiambu na Machakos maambukizi yako juu zaidi na ni lazima kafyu ya kutoingia au kutoka maeneo hayo ili tuyaokoe maisha ya watu wetu," External link

tuko Friday, March 26, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Ukiangalia baadhi ya maeneo kama vile Kiambu na Machakos maambukizi yako juu zaidi na ni lazima kafyu ya kutoingia au kutoka maeneo hayo ili tuyaokoe maisha ya watu wetu ," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you look at areas within the Nairobi metropolitan region such as Kiambu and Machakos, the infections rates are very high and we must restore lockdown if we are to save our people," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you look at areas within the Nairobi metropolitan region such as Kiambu and Machakos, the infections rates are very high and we must restore lockdown if we are to save our people," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo argued : "I know all these people (Kalonzo, Mudavadi, Gideon and Wetang'ula), and none of them can lead the team. They are all generals without a field Marshall. We were with three of them in NASA, and they could not make up their minds on simple things; who will lead the team? And NASA died; they cannot resurrect it," External link

tuko Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:45:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo argued : "I know all these people (Kalonzo, Mudavadi, Gideon and Wetang'ula), none of them can lead the team. They are all generals without a field Marshall. We were with three of them in NASA and they could not make up their minds on simple things; who will lead the team? And NASA died, they cannot resurrect it," External link

tuko Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:32:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We agreed that under Article 257, whoever is promoting an initiative and has suggestion must reduce it into a bill. The question has to be only one – adopt, or not,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The Constitution allows you to petition any government including the county governments. This amendment is legally contradictory as it refers to unlawful assembly,” “You cannot introduce amendments that address a lawful assembly to a section that refers to an unlawful assembly” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 12, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about William Samoei Ruto ) : "Upande wa William Samoei (Ruto) unaonekana kuvutia idadi kubwa ya viongozi wenye mwelekeo wa uhalifu. Angalia Standard (gazeti) tu, ukurasa wa 2, ukurasa wa 6, ukurasa wa 18, ukurasa wa 20. Kurasa hizo zote zina viongozi ambao wana uhusiano na William Upande wa Ruto na maswala ya jinai, kwa hivyo ikiwa ndivyo ilivyo, hauwalaumu wale ambao wanajaribu kutekeleza sheria," External link

tuko Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about William Ruto ) : "William Samoei's (Ruto) side seems to attract a disproportionate number of leaders with criminal tendencies. Look at the Standard (newspaper) only, page 2, page 6, page 18, page 20. All those pages have leaders who are affiliated to William Ruto's side and with criminal issues, so if that is the case, you don't blame the those who are trying to enforce the law," External link

tuko Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Kuna ushahidi kuwa Isaac Mwaura alipanga fujo ya Githurai…haiwezakani Raila kuandamana na wahuni kwenye kampeni yake…Mwaura ni mtu ninaye muheshimu, lakini sasa ananikosea heshima," External link

tuko Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "There’s evidence that Isaac Mwaura personally organised that violence in Githurai…it’s illogical for Raila to hire goons to disrupt his own rally…Mwaura is a man I have respected, but now he is putting my respect to the test," External link

tuko Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It means a million Kenyans support it so you don’t have authority to amend it. You just either agree with it or not. Then eventually, the test is, do majority of Kenyans also agree with it or not?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “He even played in the club for a while. He loved the game. We have ,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 26, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “The fierce arguments, the walkouts, the sulking, the heavy air of suspicion that sometimes engulfed the room as they discussed the course of the constitution; he bore it with stride. Sometimes, we would tell him to take sides. He was chairman and we felt he needed to show his might when things went down. He never did,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 26, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “These are the kind of issues that are ideal to be considered in a referendum when you are amending the constitution and especially that the BBI report is about to be released,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “As an advocate you cannot challenge what you have not seen. You should wait for the content of the BBI report to be made public. The case will be dismissed with the contempt it deserves. There is no way one can challenge plans to readjust the Constitution,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Words in Standing Order 22 are that ‘when the Speaker is informed’. It is the Speaker to be informed,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “For 57 years since independence, this is a long period enough to rethink our administrative system and go for what best can work for us. We therefore need a sober debate on the impending BBI reforms,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Kenyans, especially MPs, should not harbour such an intention. Kenya is a constitutional democracy, with elections date clearly specified in the law,” “If you were to extend the life of Parliament, then it means we have to change the constitution to do so by way of an amendment to the electoral clause,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “While the CJ is right to insist on the appointment of CA judges, a letter rather than a press conference would have sufficed. Also, while the AG’s advice to the Executive on the issue is wrong, LSK cannot discipline him or SG because they were not appointed by LSK,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is us members who appoint commissioners to serve our purposes. And if they don’t, we are at liberty to revoke that appointment, even without giving reasons,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Apart from SRC’s mandate on salaries being restricted to state officers and merely advisory on public officers, periodic bonuses and motivations cannot be unlawful,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “There is no longer market days and all market activities have been seriously minimised in Rarieda sub-county due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Those who depend on sale of goods are already feeling the pinch” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The first two days were basically full of entertainment, the launch of the alumni association and sporting activities," External link

standardmedia Friday, February 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “However the support for BBI goes beyond the so-called allies of the two principals. As far as I am concerned, this exercise enjoys support of MPs across the political divide, and the DP has pronounced himself on this as well,” External link

theCitizen Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo says : “However the support for BBI goes beyond the so-called allies of the two principals. As far as I am concerned, this exercise enjoys support of MPs across the political divide, and the DP has pronounced himself on this as well,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "This is because the people of Kibra were warned of massive vote-buying," External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "There was no violence in Kibra. What we had was vote protection. This is because the people of Kibra were warned of massive vote-buying," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “This is one of the reasons why we had requested that the updated voter register be made pubic for scrutiny so that people would have known in time where they are supposed to vote,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated : "A visa ban for those involved in corruption is a good thing, but it does not help to say that we have banned several senior people. If you want to help Kenyans, tell us who you have banned," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : "I like the way Senator Wamatang'i has describe Kipchoge and associated with his success. To be part of that success, I will also join the Standard Chartered marathon," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Eliud Kipchoge ) : "I like the way Senator Wamatang'i has describe Kipchoge and associated with his success. To be part of that success, I will also join the Standard Chartered marathon," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “When you learn that you are being sought by the police you ought to comply at the next available opportunity. I think someone misadvised Ndindi Nyoro,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We cannot accept that. We won’t allow that bill to sail through. Our bill for change is yet to come,” External link

nation-ke Monday, July 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Anybody attacking Tuju, is directly targeting Mr Odinga and Mr Kenyatta,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Nimekuwa mtumishi wa umma kwa miaka kadhaa ila sijawahi filisika kama sasa hivi tangu nilipochaguliwa kuwa mbunge," External link

tuko Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “If you take the mortgage for Sh20 million you can’t take the car loan because the deductions on the salary are high because of the short repayment period. I’m sure there are some of my colleagues who have taken the loan and their payslip reads zero,” “This is the last time I am going to talk about this,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Nimekuwa mtumishi wa umma kwa miaka kadhaa ila sijawahi filisika kama sasa hivi tangu nilipochaguliwa kuwa mbunge," External link

tuko Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "If you treat suspects with decorum it does not mean they will not be prosecuted. In fact, if you do that, the courts will read no malice in the whole thing and justice will be served," External link

tuko Monday, June 3, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "I think the President, not Dr. Matiang’i, is the target for impeachment," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Commission ) : “The National Cohesion and Integration Commission must summon the DP,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema ( about Aisha Jumwa ) : "Tayari tushamumtimua chamani Jumwa, sasa ni zamu ya wale wanaomuunga mkono kumshauri ajiuzulu ili apatiane nafasi kwa ajili ya uchaguzi mdogo. Tunamtaka apime umaarufu wake bila ODM, hivyo basi tutaona vitisho vyake mahali vitakapomfikisha," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo told : "I want to tell you we have already expelled her...now it is your turn to tell her that if she is as confident as you are, let her accept that expulsion and reign so that we can go to a by-election with her not being in ODM, then we can see this threat," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about James Orengo ) : "A lot of people are blaming James Orengo, and it is misplaced blame. Orengo took his time and resources to lead the campaign in Ugenya and he did it well. However, I agree some of the utterances by some of us who went there may not have been appropriate," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about William Samoei Ruto ) : “William Samoei Ruto has chosen to send his foot soldiers to attack the institution of the Presidency, in other words he is a pastor sending the congregation to attack the church,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “Raila and the President Uhuru Kenyatta shook hands for the betterment of this nation, you cannot attack the handshake unless you do not mean well for this country,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “What would be wrong is to bring completely malicious complaints that lack any basis at all. That would be maliciously tainting names of judges,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The governor’s action is nothing short of contempt of Parliament. He is treading on very dangerous grounds because he is failing to obey the law. This House should consider removing him,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The amendments will deny the nominated MCAs a chance to bring any motion for debate at the assembly,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 8, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The governor’s action is nothing short of contempt of parliament. He is treading on very dangerous grounds because he is failing to obey the law. This House should consider removing him,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 6, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "We urge Ugenya residents not to be swayed by handouts," External link

nation-ke Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “They cannot be readily available when signing contracts but remain shadowy when asked to account for their dealings” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “On account of defiance on public accountability, they must be barred from being awarded tenders in the country,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "He was a magnificent midfielder who played with us at Railway Wanderers. Cobra was everything to us, and that's why we are here today," External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 2, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Hamna kitu cha kuzuia William Ruto kuwania urais 2022. Mswada huu uliletwa bungeni na mwenzangu Mbunge wa Kisumu ya Kati Fred Ouda na nikaupinga kwa kuwa ni kinyume cha katiba," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo alisema : "Huku ni halali kinyume cha katiba, hamna kitu cha kuzuia William Ruto kuwania urais 2022. Mswada huu uliletwa bungeni na mwenzangu Mbunge wa Kisumu ya Kati Fred Ouda na nikaupinga kwa kuwa ni kinyume cha katiba," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "While legally unconstitutional, there is no strict bar that stops William Ruto from vying for the presidency in 2022. This motion became before the National Assembly by my colleague Kisumu Central MP Fred Ouda and I opposed it because it was unconstitutional," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo explained : “We will only deal with select parts that have not proved effective nine years since the promulgation of the new law in 2010,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 6, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “This court (High Court) is uniquely placed to prevent what I can only call a DPP’s office that has become constitutionally rogue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 31, 2018 2:20:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We told the President that sugar was very important to us. If privatisation comes, we have no money to buy these factories. Eventually, they will be taken up by a few wealthy outsiders,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:32:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "That many Kalenjin CEOs are facing graft charges is not ethnic targeting”. “It is testament to how unfairly the distribution of these plum positions has been, otherwise we’ed be seeing equal opportunity prosecutions across the 43 tribes," External link

kenyan-post Monday, December 10, 2018 1:34:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo stated : “This being a quasi-judicial inquiry, our instructions are that the National Assembly notes that we shall represent our client as by law provided. In so doing, the National Assembly be pleased to indicate the exact charges to be answered, the precise part of Article 251 of the Constitution alleged to have been breached, and the manner in which the breach is alleged to have occurred,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 27, 2017 11:57:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We reckon your tenure as an MP where locals for the first time saw a tarmac road, including putting this region on the Kenyan map,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 30, 2017 3:57:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said ( about Commission ) : "We note with concern that if that is the case, then the government will be in breach of the law that govern public land. The regime of acquiring public land is clear: it is held in trust by the national or county government and transferred with the approval of the National Land Commission. Beyond issues of transfer, there is need to compensate those affected," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The way Government is reacting to this matter is suspect. Land in this country is owned by national and county governments but they do not have authority to sell it. It is only the NLC that has that mandate," External link

standardmedia Friday, November 25, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “I feel I have covered everything I had set out to to achieve when I took office as the first Ombudsman chair,” “I am unlikely to add further value by staying. It is opportune for me to leave and let others bring in new skills and lift the office higher” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The one per cent of missed targets includes not managing to devolve services to every county,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “It is not clear to whom the withheld funds will be allocated, the purpose and accountability thereof. Oversight by Parliament on expenditure only relates to funds set aside for use by a particular government or ministry. The problem is that it may not be possible for Parliament to oversight the use of these funds,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 14, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo told : “Accordingly, a change of the election date has the potential of plunging the country into a constitutional crisis. In light of the limited time, we recommend that the process of appointment of new IEBC commissioners be fast-tracked, preferably within 60 days once the current commissioners vacate office,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 7, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "By this time, there would be no substantive chairperson or commissioner at IEBC. The foregoing creates the possibility of a constitutional crisis," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, August 4, 2016 4:10:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "By this time, there would be no substantive chairperson or commissioner at IEBC. The foregoing creates the possibility of a constitutional crisis," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 3, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The inclusion of non-Kenyans in IEBC does not violate the constitution. The Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board and the defunct Committee of Experts that drafted the constitution are examples of institutions, where we infused non-Kenyans in their membership for public confidence and objectivity,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 25, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “The problem is not that we don’t have qualified and competent Kenyans to manage the IEBC, but ethnicity, regionalism and sectionalism are the major problems,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 25, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "Do we hold elections with experienced commissioners who lack credibility or with inexperienced commissioners who have credibility? In our opinion, the latter is the lesser evil," External link

nation-ke Friday, July 22, 2016 1:02:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "Do we hold elections with experienced commissioners who lack credibility or with inexperienced commissioners who have credibility? In our opinion, the latter is the lesser evil," External link

nation-ke Friday, July 22, 2016 12:02:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We recommend the President establishes a commission of inquiry to look into the legal, administrative and policy regime of the National Police Service with a view to making recommendations that would obviate extrajudicial killings, promote accountability and advise on reparation for victims,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We humbly advise that the position be declared vacant as a matter of urgency to facilitate the recruitment of a substantive holder in line with the constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : "The National Police Service should not transfer, post or deploy police officers to northeastern region (Garissa included) as a punishment or on disciplinary grounds," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:04:00 PM EAT

Otiende Amollo said : “We choose to take up these jobs because we think we can make a difference. I have also noticed that one of the tendencies is for government officials to find ways of topping up their pay through seminars, trips — either locally or internationally — and also innovative ways of manipulating procurement processes,” External link

DailyNation Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
attorney4.35%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
legislator4.35%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
opposition legislator4.35%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
lawyer43.48%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
chairman26.09%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
justice17.39%EN07/14/201614/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Otiende AmolloEN98.08%
Otiende AmolloFR1.92%


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