In Summary
  • Top on the National Assembly’s agenda will be the tabling and debate of a report by the Committee on Appointments.
  • Mr Mbadi said Nasa leaders would meet this week to give direction on how to approach parliamentary sessions.

The Senate and the National Assembly resume sittings on Tuesday after a two-month break.

Top on the National Assembly’s agenda will be the tabling and debate of a report by the Committee on Appointments that vetted President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nine nominees to the cabinet.

The committee, chaired by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, retreated to Naivasha on Saturday to write the report and make recommendations.

Those vetted were Mr John Munyes (Petroleum and Mining), Dr Monica Juma (Foreign Affairs), Ms Farida Karoney (Lands and Housing), Mr Peter Munya (East African Community and the Northern Corridor Development) and Prof Margaret Kobia (Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs).

Others that faced the panel were Mr Keriako Tobiko (Environment and Forestry), Mr Simon Chelugui (Water and Sanitation), Mr Ukur Yatani (Labour and Social Services) and Mr Rashid Achesa (Sports and Heritage).  

NASA ABSENTEEISM
National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale on Sunday said the committee will present its report on Tuesday while debate will be the following day.

He downplayed threats by National Super Alliance MPs to skip the debate.

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