MPs to undergo one week induction

September 9, 2017 11:42 am
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National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai said that the programme is to make the MPs aware of how to behave in Parliament./FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya Sept 9 – Newly sworn-in Members of Parliament will go through a one-week induction this month to educate themselves of their codes of conduct and the processes and procedures of Parliament.

National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai said that the programme is to make the MPs aware of how to behave in Parliament.

“The induction is organised under the theme; Setting the Stage for the Twelfth Parliament: Preparing for a Smooth Take-off”….It will run from September 17 to September 22 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi,” he explained.

Sialai says MPs will taken through their constitutional duties such as functions and mandate of Parliament, transformative leadership and public trust, legislative rules of procedure, legislative budget oversight as contemplated under Article 95 of the Constitution and the Committee System.

Various government departments and representatives of the business community are also lined up to address the MPs.

“The programme will also offer Members an opportunity to interact and share experiences with participants from other arms of government as well as from the private sector. Members will also be expected to update their information with the relevant offices of the National Assembly,” Sialai stated.

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