Zulekha Hassan, a female Kenyan lawmaker, was disgraced out of the National Assembly for disrupting a parliamentary session with a crying baby.
Hassan was asked by members of the Kenya House of Representatives to leave plenary when she walked in with a baby, and according to the Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Chris Omulele, MP Luanda, the move as unprecedented.
However speaking with newsmen, Hassan said that she got an emergency and had to bring her with to parliament with the baby.
“I have tried really hard not to come with the baby, but today I had an emergency; what was I supposed to do?
“If there was a room, a thresh or a nursery room, I’d be able to then put my baby,” said Zulekha.
“Today, I had an emergency, what was I supposed to do? Miss parliament? That’s why I just came with her.
“I knew I would be staying here just for a while and later when my situation is better, I would go. But if there was a room or a creche or nursery, I would then be able to put my baby there. ”