Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Director of Political Affairs Opiyo Wandayi has asked party Senators to support the impeachment of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu.
Senate is expected this week to interrogate the merits and demerits of Waititu's ouster by the Kiambu County Assembly last year.
The governor, who is facing a multi-million graft case in the High Court, was ousted over allegations of engaging in corrupt dealings, abuse of office and gross misconduct.
Opiyo asked Orange party lawmakers to stand with Kiambu residents and ensure the embattled county boss is sent home.
"We ask all ODM senators to stand with the people of Kiambu. Those who will support the besieged governor will be supporting corruption," said the Ugunja MP speaking in his constituency on Sunday.
"We must at all times fight corruption if we want to end the problems bedeviling the country especially in the county governments," he added.
Wandayi, who is chairperson of the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) in the National Assembly, spoke when he issued driving licences to 276 youths in constituency.
Waititu's impeachment will be debated in the Senate on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by the whole plenary.
Attempts by Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen to create a list of 11 members to determine the governor's fate was rejected on the floor of the House last week.
Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura, who hails from Ruiru constituency in Kiambu, has asked his colleagues to expedite the matter, and be objective and impartial during the debate.
"The Senate has a role to protect the interests of the counties and cannot be seen to side with accused governors. The people of Kiambu continue to suffer since Governor Ferdinand Waititu is barred from office, while the acting Governor, James Nyoro, doesn’t have the full mandate," Mwaura said in an opinion piece published by the Star.