DEBATE OF THE GOVERNOR’S INAUGURAL SPEECH KICKS OFF

Following the official opening of the Third County Assembly of Nyeri which took place on Wednesday,5th October, 2022 by H.E Governor Mutahi Kahiga, Members of the County Assembly begun debating the speech this afternoon.

This is in line with the provisions of the Standing Order 22 (5), which states a motion may be moved “that the thanks of the County Assembly be recorded for the exposition of public policy contained in the address of H.E the Governor”.

The debate gives the Hon. Members a chance to contextualize the vision of the Governor together with his legislative agenda for the Assembly for this term. It also gives the Hon. Members a chance to air their input on the speech.

The motion shall be debated for four sitting days giving most if not all Hon. Members a chance to contribute which also forms part of maiden speeches for most Hon. Members of the House.

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