Political analyst Dennis Anyonka has questioned Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen over his Sunday remarks about the Ruaraka Land Saga.
Speaking on Sunday, the Senate Majority Leader claimed that he defended Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang'i from being held accountable, after his implication in the scandal.
Anyonka now says that if this was indeed the case, then Murkomen has revealed that he lacks integrity, which is one of the requirements of a leader and should therefore resign.
In an interview on Radio Maisha's Bunge La Maisha on Monday morning, the analyst noted that the Senator should have demonstrated integrity by spearheading Matiang'i's punishment.
"Murkomen doesn't deserve to be a leader in Kenya. If Matiang'i was involved in wrongdoing he should be held accountable. If he did any wrong and Murkomen defended him, then he (Murkomn) should resign. (Murkomen doesn't deserve kuwa kiongozi in Kenya. Kama Matiang'i alikosea, he should be held accountable. Kama alikosea na Murkomen akamtetea then he (Murkomen) should resign)," he said.
Murkomen claimed that using his power as the Senate head, he protected the CS when the case was tabled in the Senate, in a scandal where Matiang'i was accused of approving funds used to buy the contested land in Ruaraka, Nairobi.
Anyonka said that chances are also high that the senator is lying, out of bitterness emanating from Matiang'i's apparent fallout with Deputy President William Ruto.
Either way, he said, the senator has demonstrated that he is not qualified to be in any leadership position in the country.
"If you are claiming that someone is a thief but you defended him, there are two possible situations; You are lying due to the bitterness of fallout or it is true he was involved. But Murkomen should quit leadership. (Kama unasema mtu ni mwizi na ulimtetea, vitu ni viwili; huenda unadanganya kwa sababu ya uchungu ya falling out ama ni kweli Matiang'i alikosea. But Murkomen should quit leadership)," he added.
Matiang'i problems began on Friday, where he told off allies of Ruto for accusing his office of frustrating the DP.