Tanzania female legislator driven out from Parliament for wearing trouser

Tanzania female legislator driven out from Parliament for wearing trouser

A Tanzanian female Member of Parliament (MP), Condester Sichwale, was on Tuesday, June 1, thrown out of the parliament by the Speaker of the House for wearing a tight trousers.

Sichwale was kicked out after a male colleague, Hussein Amar, complained about over her mode of dressing.

In a viral video, Amar could be heard speaking against his colleague, noting that the parliament was a mirror of society; hence they needed to be a good example.

“Parliament is a mirror of society and Tanzania, and some of our sisters are wearing strange clothes and are legislators. What are they showing to the society?,” he said.

Tanzania female legislator driven out from Parliament for wearing trouser

When the Speaker asked that he names the person he was referring to, the member of parliament pointed in the direction of her outfit but did not mention her name. Ndugai politely asked the female member of parliament to quietly leave and dress properly to be allowed back in parliament.

Tanzania female legislator driven out from Parliament for wearing trouser

By Olalekan Awodehinde

Olalekan Awodehinde is a seasoned investigative reporter.

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