The Senate on Tuesday recommended the formation of a special 11-member committee to probe impeachment charges against Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza.
This follows a meeting of the Senate leadership after reconvening the House for a Special Sitting regarding the charges facing Governor Mwangaza.
According to Section 33 of the County Governments, the Senate can prosecute an impeachment through a special committee or plenary.
During the Tuesday meeting, the Senate Business Committee asked the House to approve 11 names it has proposed to sit on the panel.
The motion for the formation of the committee was moved by Senate Majority leader Aaron Cheruiyot.
The proposed senators are Uasin Gishu Senator Jackson Mandago, Kakamega counterpart Boni Khalwale, Ali Roba of Mandera, Migori’s Eddy Oketch and Karungo Thangwa of Kiambu.
Other members are nominated senators Esther Okenyuri, Peris Tobiko, Joseph Kamau of Lamu, Edwin Sifuna of Nairobi, Agnes Kavindu of Machakos and Johnes Mwaruma of Taita Taveta.