The Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Research, Professor George Magoha, confirmed to the Members of National Assembly on Wednesday, that the government is ready to re-open learning institutions, after more than six months of closure. The Cabinet Secretary who was appearing before the Departmental Committee on Education and Research, reiterated the commitment of the Ministry to ensure that learners do not miss a calendar year.
The Departmental Committee on Education and Research has been directed to refrain from revisiting the current disputes between the TSC and KNUT until they are determined by the Courts.
In a long-winded guidance issued through his Communication to the House this afternoon, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi once again called on the Members who represent Special Interests to always declare interests when considering the said interests in the House and its Committees in accordance with the Standing Orders.
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi has this afternoon directed Chairpersons of Committees with pending legislative proposals to prioritise their consideration, before the end of the current Fourth Session.
Noting that the Bills are at risk of lapsing upon the expiry of the session in December this year, Speaker Muturi noted that once Committees prioritise them, the House Business Committee would consequently rank them among the top House business thus allowing the House to dispense with them in good time.
Members of the National Assembly have accused the research firm, Infotrak for skewed ranking in their latest post on the performance of Members of Parliament released on September 27.
In the polls findings released by the firm's Chief Executive Officer, Angela Ambitho, Emuhaya Constituency Member of Parliament, Hon. Omboko Milemba who scored 75.4 per cent was ranked as the best performing legislator, with his Emurua Dikirr counterpart, Hon. Johana Ngeno (71.4 per cent) and Mwala MP, Vincent Musyoka (70.8 percent) ranked second and third respectively.
The following is a highlight of some of the key Business considered by the National Assembly during the week
ending Friday, September 25, 2020.