Senators Head To Nakuru For A Retreat

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The Speaker of the Senate, Amason Kingi, EGH, on Tuesday, September 19, 2022, will open a 5-day induction retreat for Senators at Nakuru County, northwest of Nairobi.

The retreat's theme is: Understanding the mandate of the Senate: Strengthening Devolution through Legislative agenda.

Senators will be taken through detailed and elaborate discussions by various government and private sector speakers.

Key speakers expected at the induction include Chief Justice Martha Koome, who will speak on the emerging jurisprudence on Kenya's devolved governance.

Devolution CS, Hon Eugene Wamalwa, will also apprise Senators on the linkage between Senate and County Governments.

Senators will also be taken through various topical discussions, including the relationship between the Senate and Constitutional Commissions, the Budget approval process and the role of the Senate, the role of development partners in Devolution, media engagement and public awareness, and legislative and committee business in the Senate.

Other key guests include CS Treasury, Ukur Yatani, Attorney General Hon.Kihara Kariuki, Former Senate Speaker Hon. Ekwee Ethuro, Council of Governors, Chairperson Hon Anne Waiguru, CS Foreign Affairs, Amb Rachael Omamo, Director General, National Intelligence Service, Major (Rtd) Philip Kameru, Mr. David Gosney, Mission Director, USAID, amongst others.

The Clerk of the Senate, Mr. Jeremiah Nyegenye, will lead other parliamentary senior staff as key internal resource persons.

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