Thursday, 28 March 2013

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Kenya’s senators take oath of office


 A total of 67 Senators will be sworn in with 47 being elected and 20 nominated by political parties/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 28 “ The swearing-in of Senators is currently underway at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre with associates alone demography the adjuration of office.

The celebrated commemoration for the country's Assembly is getting presided over by the Clerk of the Senate, Jeremiah Nyegenye.

Laikipia Canton Agent Kariuki Godfrey Gitahi was the aboriginal to yield the oath.

He was followed by Chris Obure, the Kisii canton Agent who served in the affiliation government as a Cabinet Minister.

Former Attorney General Amos Wako who is the Agent for Busia was the third to be affidavit in.

Others who accept taken the adjuration of appointment cover James Orengo of Siaya, Abu Chiaba of Lamu, Juma Boy Juma from Kwale and Anyang Nyong'o, the Kisumu Senator.

Former Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo aswell took the adjuration of appointment of agent for Makueni Canton and above Admiral Daniel arap Moi son Gideon of Baringo Canton aswell took the oath.

The senators apprenticed to do their best in carrying able account to Kenyans and vowed to avert the accoutrement categorical in the Constitution at all times.

Having getting adopted a affiliate of the senate, I do affirm in the name of the absolute God that I will buck through acceptance and adherence to the humans of the Republic of Kenya. That I will obey respect, obey, uphold, bottle assure and avert the Constitution of Kenya and that I will anxiously and anxiously acquittal the duties of a Affiliate of Parliament so advice me God,” they anniversary affirmed.

A absolute of 67 Senators will be affidavit in with 47 getting adopted and 20 nominated by political parties.

Nine associates of Kenya's ability Assembly are as well witnessing the ceremony.

The roles of the Kenya Assembly beneath the Constitution will be to agitation and accept canton bills and added actuate the allocation of civic acquirement to be broadcast according to the counties.

It will aswell represent the interests of the counties at the civic akin and accede and actuate the resolution of allegation of the admiral or his deputy.

KICC will briefly host the Assembly as advance works abide at the Old Chamber in Parliament buildings.

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