Friday June 21, 2019 - A Reuters’ journalist once described Nairobi Women Representative, Esther Passaris, as “one of Kenya’s best-known and controversial women, with a natural gift for publicity.
Passaris’ appetite for publicity began in 1991 when she contested in the Miss Kenya beauty pageant and came out as a runners-up.
Since then, Passaris has been active in her involvement in campaigns championing for the rights of women in the country and this has made her many enemies especially male individuals surrounding her.
On Friday, Passaris was ridiculed and mocked when she arrived in Parliament with a very big huge back pack.
Majority Leader, Aden Duale, perhaps informed by the terror attacks that have rocked the country in recent times, told the Speaker that the house was not safe with the bag around.
“Mr. Speaker Hon. Esther Passaris is carrying a huge bag on her back.”
“We are not safe here.”
“That is not a ladies’ handbag.’ Duale said.
Parliament Minority Leader, John Mbadi, asked Speaker Justin Muturi to clarify the kind of bags that MPs should carry to the house.
“We need to be clear on which kind of bags one should bring to the house.”
“One day I might come with a huge bag on my head,” Mbadi stated.
The Kenyan DAILY POST