Avail Monies for Capacity Development in Counties, Senators Urge Government    

Avail Monies for Capacity Development in Counties, Senators Urge Government

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Senators have asked the government to provide more resources to the county assemblies so as to enhance the capacities of the members of County Assemblies and that of existing employees of county assemblies. They noted that this would not only attract highly qualified staff, but would also be a shot in the arm to the many semi-professional staff that many county governments inherited from the now defunct local authorities.While making his contribution to the subject on “Resourcing Counties and Devolved Functions for Optimal Service Delivery, the Senate Majority Leader Sen.…

Deputy President Ruto urges Legislators execute their Mandate with Diligence    

Deputy President Ruto urges Legislators execute their Mandate with Diligence

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Deputy President Hon. William Ruto has asked Senators and Members of the County Assembly to discharge their constitutional mandate with diligence.The Deputy President who spoke when opening the 3rd Annual Legislative Summit at the Pride Inn Paradise Resort, Mombasa, noted that the success of devolution  largely depends on how  legislators, both at the national and county level, execute their mandates.“You are the people who manage devolution and speak on behalf of ordinary Kenyans. You need to assist us eliminate the cancer of marginizaltion,” said DP Ruto.Lauding the Senate and the…

Enact laws to Guarantee our Place in the Legislature, PWD Urge Assemblies    

Enact laws to Guarantee our Place in the Legislature, PWD Urge Assemblies

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The 3rd Annual Legislative Summit has kicked off in earnest, with calls for meaningful inclusion of persons living with disability within the governance spectrum and indeed within the National and County Legislatures, as envisaged in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Noting that over 20 County Assemblies do not have membership from within people living with disability, nominated Senator Sen. Isaac Mwaura, further called for enactment of legislation to cure the lacuna in law that does not guarantee the place for representatives from among people living with disability. “More than 20…

Speaker Lusaka pledges Senate support to build capacities of County Assembly staff    

Speaker Lusaka pledges Senate support to build capacities of County Assembly staff

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The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka today (9 May) assured a delegation of 26 County Assembly staffers who called on him that the Senate will continue developing their capacities in exercise of its big brother role. Addressing staffers on attachment at the Senate, under the auspices of the Fifth County Legislative Attachment Program (CLAP), Speaker Lusaka encouraged the staffers to maximize on the two-week attachment programme for the benefit of their County Assemblies. “As secretariat members, you are the cogs that keep County Assemblies moving. The success…

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