Nairobi MCAs begin 2-day orientation ahead of swearing-in

Thursday, September 1st, 2022 11:38 | By
Kileleshwa MCA-elect Robert Alai presents his documents at Nairobi County Assembly during orientation exercise. PHOTO/Antynet Ford.

Newly elected Members of County Assembly (MCAs) for Nairobi county have today Thursday, September 1, 2022, begun their two-day orientation at the chambers ahead of opening this month.

In a notice to the newly elected members, Nairobi County Assembly clerk Edward Gichana informed them that the orientation would be on Thursday, September 1, and Friday, September 2, 2022.

"Ahead of the first sitting of the first Assembly, orientation has been organized for the elect members. The clerk of the Country Assembly invites all the Members-elect for the orientation sessions which will be held at the city hall building, County Assembly wing," the notice stated.

Woodley Kenyatta Golf Course ward MCA-elect Davidson 'DNG' Ngibuini during the exercise at Nairobi County Assembly. PHOTO/Antynet Ford.

The orientation session will include registration of members, collection of biodata information, briefing on the use of the chamber voting system of the Assembly and briefings of the office of the clerk on the administration and legislative matters.

MCAs asked to avail relevant documents

They will also be briefed on the services and facilities available for them, hence they have been advised to carry their personal documents including the KRA pin, National ID or passport and the IEBC certificate.

"Please note that the information provided during the orientation will be used for purposes of communication of Assembly meetings. It will also be used for the application of medical covers," the notice added.

The MCAs will also undergo an induction after the first sitting after the speaker has been elected and their swearing-in done.

The assembly of Nairobi has Azimio as the Majority with 35 MCAs for ODM while Wiper Party has four members. Kenya Kwanza Alliance's UDA has 36 MCAs while Chama Cha Kazi has one. Three MCAs were elected as Independent Candidates.

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