DRIVER TAKES NOMINATED LEGISLATOR SANKOK TO COURT OVER NEPOTISM LINKED SACKING.

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Nominated Member of Parliament David Ole Sankok who has been sued over sacking.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

Nominated Member of Parliament David Ole Sankok has been sued by his driver for unlawful dismissal.

Through lawyer Suiyanka Lempaa, the driver Raphael Kapaya Torome claim the nominated legislator summoned him at around 5:00 a.m through the phone and instructed to resign as a driver attached to him.

Torome accuses the MP for nepotism claiming that the lawmaker has employed members of his family including his wife as a personal assistant.

“I believe the respondent (nominated MP David Ole Sankok) has terminated me so that he can exacerbate nepotism in his office as he has employed his wife as wife as a personal assistant, his fiance or girlfriend as his personal aide and his brother in-law as his Secretary” Torome court documents state.

Mr Torome says he has neither received a letter of termination nor reasons for the withdrawal of his services and consequential benefits.

The driver claims that on 20th of September this year the nominated MP wrote to Cooperative Bank Narok Branch instructing the bank that he had terminated Torome’s services a letter that he has declined, refused and denied to serve upon him.

“I have suffered psychological pain, trauma and financial distress as i have a family to provide for”. Torome claim.

He avers that he was not served with a three months written notice upon his illegal dismissal as per the court documents.

Torome claim he was denied and continued to be denied an opportunity to defend himself , a state of affairs that not only smacks of ill-will , mischief needless to state that it contravened the rules of justice, fair hearing and fair administrative.

According to court documents, attempt by the driver to settle the matter with Sankok have been to no vail.

He is urgue the court to grant him order’s sought and that the MP will not suffer any prejudice if he pay’s his salary.

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