In a statement on Sunday, August 20, Senator Cherargei, said claimed the CS was not helping to save sports in the country.
“Tonight, I echo the sentiments of Hon. Ichung’wah Majority Leader National assembly that Cs Ababu continues to mismanage into oblivion our beloved sports,” Senator Cherargei said.
Furthermore, the vocal issue Senator took issue with Namwamba for not addressing the exploitation of Kenyan female athletes.
“Our female athletes being exploited sexually and economically! Parliament must summon CS sports to avert disastrous mismanagement of our sports,” the Nandi Senator declared.
Spotlight on Ababu Namwamba
Ichung’wah had raised concerns in parliament about CS Ababu Namwamba, accusing him of neglecting his duties.
“You are not a better minister in this country to fly flag in streets and bulldoze your way through traffic in Subaru escorts. You were made a minister to serve the people, and must serve sports men and women,”
Furthermore, the Majority Leader in the Natonal Assembly summoned the Sports CS to parliament to explain what he is doing as a minister.
“The minister must appear before this house and I will cause his appearance, specifically to tell this house and the people of Kenya why he lacks the time to attend to people who are representing our country,”
The Majority Leader further, apologised to the sports men and women in Kenya on behalf of the government for failing to get the recognition they deserve.
Consequently, the MP described the sports people as good ambassadress to Kenya.
“It is indeed extremely sad that such good ambassadors of our country can leave the country without due recognition by to go represent the ministry charged with that responsibility and to make matters worse, they win come back and not a single officer from the ministry or the minister himself has the decency and courtesy to receive them at the airport and even recognize and appreciate the decent work they have done for our country,” Ichung’wah remarked.
Besides, the Majority Leader called for more support for sportsmen and women who are abled differently.