Newly Appointed Parliamentary Service Commissioners Takes Oath Of Office
The New Commissioners of the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) have today taken an oath office, to serve for a term of Five years. The new Members were sworn into office by Speaker of the National Assembly and Chairman of Commission, Rt. Hon. Sen. Moses Wetang’ula, EGH, MP, today, 10th November, 2022 in the presence of the Secretary to the Commission, Mr. J.M.
James Ongwae Now Set For Lucrative Post in The Government After Shortlisting
In this article we are going to discuss on the top leader from Kisii who have been shortlisted for the top government job. The Parliamentary Service Commission has released names of top leaders who have been shortlisted for the male position of this commission. From the reliable source 171 people applied for this top job and only 8 have been shortlisted.
List of All 33 National Assembly Committees that Play Crucial Role in Legislation and Oversight.
Ahead of the official commencement of sittings by the two chambers of Parliament, the two main political alliances in Kenya are jostling for control of various Committees and other top seats which has begun in earnest. Several chairpersons of parliamentary committees are up for grabs. The powerful positions up for grabs are the powerful Parliamentary Service Commission, the public investments committee of which the new standing orders indicate has been split into three that is Governance and Education, Commercial Affairs and Energy, then lastly social services administration and Agriculture meaning they will have three chairpersons in addition to that of the Public Accounts Committee.
Joy to All MPs As Speaker of The National Assembly Moses Wetanguala Reveals This About allowances
Moses Wetang'ula, the speaker of the National Assembly, provided the most direct hint that the sitting allowance would be reinstated. Mr Wetang'ula reassured the MPs that they do not need to worry because he has already started talking to SRC while speaking to parliamentarians during their induction at a major hotel.
MP Rejects Ruto's Job Offer, Says It Is Lower Than Her Expectation
Information reaching the deck is that Nyeri County Woman representative Rehab Mukami, rejected President William Ruto's job to chair the much demanding Welfare Committee in the National Assembly amid claim it is lower than her expectation. Talking to reporter, Hon Rehab Mukami says Nyeri County deserve better in committee slots considering it the County that produced the deputy, president Rigathi Gachagua as well did deliver.
Details Emerge On President William Ruto's Ongoing Meeting At State House
Today in the afternoon, reports have emerged that the president of this country Dr William Samoe Ruto is currently holding a meeting at his office in State house Nairobi. As seen from the reports established by the NTV News, the head of state is currently meeting the constitutional commisions in Kenya.
National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula Issues A Strong Statement As He Says This About PSC
Moses Wetangula is one of the most beneficiaries people from the recently concluded August general election. That is because he rose from being the Bungoma county senator to becoming the third most powerful person in the country after he was elected as the National Assembly Speaker. The good thing is that from that time, Moses Wetangula has been proving that he is the right person for the job.
EACC issues a tough warning to MPs against doing the following.
The anti-corruption organization has cautioned politicians not to hire family members and friends if they see their constituency offices as personal property. The Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) is being asked by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to evaluate the ownership structure and personnel at constituency offices. According to information provided to the EACC, several MPs have hired relatives and irregularly claim rent payments.
Brace For New 13th Parliament
In this year's general election , more than half of the 416 members of the bicameral parliament lost their seats, and they are now vying for a piece of a total Sh2.2 billion send-off gift. In the recent week's elections, voters sent 211 National Assembly and Senate members home.
JUST IN: UDA Chairman Johnson Muthama Shortlisted For PSC Position Alongside Ex-Governor, Six Others
The Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) received applications from 171 interested candidates after the position of a male member was declared vacant. The commission has shortlisted suitable candidates for the position pending interviews to ascertain suitability to serve in the commision. Out of the 71 applications, PSC has ahortlisted only eight candidates for the position pending interviews set for late this month.
Motions Highlighted To Be Undertaken At Parliament And Senate Buildings Today
The Senate and National Assembly will today have their respective seatings at 2.30 PM East African Time. Both houses have a highlight of the business which they will consider during the today's seating session. In Senate, the house will be having two motions that is Promotion of Mental Health Facilities by Senator Hamida Kibwana and Effects of Upstream Activities On The River Tana to The Residents Of Tana Delta by Senator Danston Mungatana.
Senate Induction Conference Kicks Off in Naivasha
Senate has begun it's five days of orientation in Naivasha.According to the Senate speaker, Amazon Kingi, the workshop's major goal is to give the parliamentarians the knowledge they need to carry out their duties in the Senate and on committees. However, Kingi has said that Kenyans have long been treated to interesting legislative and executive power plays, the results of which have left the people with various questions without clear answers about what constitutes the role of legislators in advancing equitable and impartial development in our country.
Big Blow to Azimio as Manyora Points Out One Problem With Raila as a Powerful Political Leader
Herman Manyora, a professor at the University of Nairobi, made the claim on his YouTube channel during an interview with journalist Jadiel Kabiro regarding the one issue that Raila Odinga, as a political leader, is currently dealing with. Manyora was upset that Raila Odinga is allegedly trying to decide who gets what out of the Ksh 300 million that the Political Parties Fund (PPF) has allocated to the ODM, as well as distributing positions for the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC).
Nyeri Woman Rep Rejected President Ruto Offer To Chair The Welfare Committee In National Parliament
Rehab Mukami, a delegate representing Nyeri County, allegedly rejected President William Ruto's offer to chair the National Assembly's extremely demanding Welfare Committee because it fell short of her expectations. Speaking to a reporter, Hon. Rehab Mukami asserts that Nyeri County deserves better committee seats because it produced both the deputy and president Rigathi Gachagua.
Manyora Points Out 1 Problem Being Face By Raila Odinga As a Political Leader
Herman Manyora, a professor at the University of Nairobi, made the claim on his YouTube channel during an interview with journalist Jadiel Kabiro regarding the one issue that Raila Odinga as a political leader is currently dealing with. Manyora was upset that Raila Odinga is allegedly trying to decide who gets what out of the Ksh 300 million that the Political Parties Fund (PPF) has allocated to the ODM, as well as distributing positions for the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC).
Parliamentary Service Commission Slots Cause Cracks In Azimio As Jubilee Party Accuses ODM Of Greed
Cracks have emerged in Azimio as various positions like Parliamentary Service Commission are unable to be shared equally among top parties. Jubilee party leaders led by Sabina Chege have come out and condemned ODM for leaving them out of position as they shared with Wiper.The team has accused ODM of greed after it takes 2 out of 3 Parliamentary Service Commission slots leaving it with none and Kalonzo's Wiper Party took 1.
Parliamentarians Should Stop Gluttony and Care for Drought Victims [OPINION]
The report that MPs, through the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC), want to pressure the Salaries and Benefits Commission (SRC) to restore the benefits it removed is the height of greed especially when millions of the citizens they represent are suffering from hunger following a long drought.
Raila's Brother Suffers a Huge Blow As Azimio Drops His Name In PSC List
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance led by Former Prime minister, Raila Odinga, has left netizens chatting on various social media platforms. This is after they dropped Raila Odinga's sibling, Oburu Oginga from top Parliamentary Service Commission work, something that netizens can't quit discussing it via online platforms.
Samuel Njoroge Replaces Serah Kioko as Clerk of National Assembly
Samuel Njoroge's appointment as the new Clerk was endorsed by members of the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 1. A report created by the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC), which was in charge of overseeing the hiring process, suggested Njoroge's name. Adan Keynan, an MP for Eldas and a member of the panel, presented the findings despite objections from some Azimio la Umoja MPs.
Moses Wetangula Passes A Message To The New Clerk In Parliament Hours After His Appointment
According to the constitution of Kenya, there should be a clerk for each house in Parliament who is appointed by the Parliamentary Service Commission. On Tuesday, November 1, the Parliamentary Service Commission appointed Njoroge as the new clerk of the National Assembly replacing Michael Sialai. The national assembly speaker Hon Moses Wetangula has passed a message to the new clerk hours after he was appointed and approved by National Assembly.