In Summary
  • The committee will retreat to come up with the order of business to be transacted in the House.
  • Nominated MP Cecile Mbarire said the House needs to start its work.

The National Assembly has approved the Jubilee list of members to the House Business Committee as it awaits the opposition to select its representatives for the team to be fully constituted.

The House approved MPs Amos Kimunya (Kipipiri), Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Mose), Meru Woman Rep Kawira Mwangaza and her Turkana counterpart Joyce Emanikor to be members of the committee before adjourning the morning session.

The adjournment means that the House did not have any other business to discuss. It will however resume business in the afternoon after Nasa has produced its list.


The National Super Alliance is required to agree on three names to the committee after a parliamentary group meeting Wednesday morning.

According to the House rules, the committee’s automatic members include the Speaker, the majority and minority leaders, the majority and minority whips.

Jubilee’s automatic members to the committee are Majority Leader Aden Duale (Garissa Township), Deputy Majority Leader is Katoo ole Metito (Kajiado South), Majority Whip- Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East) and Deputy Majority Whip Cecily Mbarire (Nominated).

Without the committee that is chaired by the Speaker, the House cannot transact any business.


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