Ruto: Amend rules to allow CS to attend parliament to respond to Queries



President william Ruto has called on the 13th parliament to amend their parliamentary rules to allow cabinet ministers to attend parliamentary section to respond to queries in their respective ministries.

Speaking in Mombasa County, the president addressed the National Assembly Post-Election Seminar – urged the MPs to routinely debate, consult and negotiate for effective delivery of their mandate.

The president respectfully reiterated his request to parliament and urged members to move with speed in effecting the appropriate amendment of the standing orders so that CSs can provide full and regular reports concerning matters under their control.

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“I was part of the constitution making process and we had an opportunity to decide whether Kenya would go parliamentary or presidential. The people of Kenya thereafter unanimously elected their President. So, we have crossed that Rubicon ” he added.

Others who addressed members include national assembly Speaker hon Moses Wetangula, national assembly Deputy Speaker Gladys Shollei.

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National assembly Majority party leader Hon Kimani Ichungwa and Minority party leader Opiyo Wandayi during the first session of the Post-Election Seminary in Mombasa County.

“I am a practicing politician and I know how difficult it is to persuade people to elect you” – President Ruto congratulates members of the 13th Parliament during the first session of the Post-Election Seminary”.

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“It is essential that we build a constructive and progressive synergy among Parliament, the Executive and the Judiciary. In this spirit of effective coordination and constructive teamwork, we must engage and converse — through debate, consultation and negotiation — for the well-being and socioeconomic uplift of Kenyans.