Mucheru snubs Senate invite to explain TV Shutdown

Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Senate Committee has issued a fresh invitation to Information Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru to appear before it next week Monday after he failed to show up in Tuesday’s session.
Mucheru who was scheduled to appear before the committee to explain the circumstances under which transmission of four television station were switched off, in his defense, in a letter; gave reasons that he had other engagements, something which angered members.
Temporary Committee Chairman Aaron Cheruyiout who read out the letter from Mucheru’s Principal Secretary Henry Mungasia excusing Mucheru stated that “Thursday is a day reserved for Cabinet meetings hence I will thereafter travel out of the country on official duties from 19 February to 26 February 2018 and I therefore request for postponement of this meeting to a later date,” read part of the letter.