Senate Sittings in Kitui County, 16th to 20th September, 2019
Pursuant to Article 126(1) that states that a sitting of either House may be held at any place within Kenya and may commence at any time that the House appoints, the Senate on 13th June, 2019, resolved that the Senate holds its plenary and committee sittings in Kitui County from 16th to 20th September, 2019. The resolution to hold a sitting of the Senate outside Nairobi was made with the following specific objectives-
- to give an opportunity to County Assembly Members and staff to learn and borrow best practices from the Senate;
- to promote the work and role of the Senate, and to highlight existing opportunities for people to get involved with a view of encouraging greater public engagement; and
- to develop and or strengthen partnerships at the County level by creating interest among the public regarding the Business of the Senate.
Members of the public and in particular those from Kitui County and the neighbouring counties are invited to attend and participate in proceedings of the Senate during the said sittings.