Senate to address deputy governor’s replacement process next month

Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka PHOTO COURTESY

Nairobi,KENYA:The senate is set to address the replacement process for deputy governors when it resumes for session next month.

This is according to the Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Lusaka who was speaking after a meeting with Kenyan-born Australian Senator Lucy Gichuhi, who paid him a courtesy call at parliamentary buildings, where he noted that tightening the legislation gaps will seal loopholes and lacuna that has been exploited to undermine operations in various institutions including counties .

Gaps in the law have been cited as the major flaw in the legislation process that calls for swift and deliberate attention like in the scenario emerged recently ,where , Nairobi deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe resigned , throwing the county legislation in regards to the seat into limbo.

The Senate Speaker also stated that there is need for capacity building in the County Governments to end the numerous eruptions of fist fights among MCA’s that has been witnessed in Muranga and Nyeri and Taita Taveta counties.

On her part the Kenyan- born Australian Senator Lucy Gichuhi urged political leaders to engage in dialogue in order to end the political stalemate gripping the country.