- Professor Okoth Okombo will address the MPs on etiquette, decorum and public relations.
- Dr Sally Kosgei will handle the topic of foreign relations and diplomacy for legislators.
- 12th Parliament has 180 newly elected MPs who will benefit from the induction course.
Issues of integrity, how to balance family life and legislative work and how to relate with ambassadors are some of the topics that MPs will be taught during their one-week induction course set to begin on Sunday.
The National Assembly has invited a wide range of speakers drawn from various fields of expertise to address the MP in a bid to open up their minds on matters pertaining to their legislative role.
The induction under the theme ‘Setting the stage for the twelfth Parliament, preparing for a smooth take off’, will take place in Nairobi from September 17 to 22.
The induction will come five days after President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed a joint sitting on Tuesday.
Among those who will address the MPs is chairman of the Ethics and Antic-Corruption Commission (EACC), Dr Eliud Wabukala and Dr Julius Kipng’etich, the CEO of Uchumi Supermarkets.
Former long serving head of public service during President Moi’s regime, Dr Sally Kosgei, will handle the topic of foreign relations and diplomacy for legislators.