OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

Article 178(1) of the Constitution of Kenya provides that; Each County Assembly shall have a speaker elected by the County Assembly from among persons who are not members of the Assembly.

Roles of the Speaker of the County Assembly

  • Article 178(2)(a) of the Constitution of Kenya provides that the Speaker shall preside over all sittings of the Assembly.
  • The Assembly Standing Orders provide that the Speaker shall be responsible for maintaining order in the House

ROLES OF THE SPEAKER OF THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY

  • The Speaker shall be the Chairperson of the House Rules and Business Committee which is responsible for coming up with the Assembly calendar and the Business of the day.
  • The Speaker shall be the Chairperson of the committee on Appointments that is responsible for vetting and reporting on all appointments that the Constitution requires the County Assembly to approve
  • The Speaker shall also be the chairperson of the County Assembly Service Board in accordance with the Sec 12(3)(a) of the County Government Act 2012

Article 178(1) of the Constitution of Kenya provides that; Each County Assembly shall have a speaker elected by the County Assembly from among persons who are not members of the Assembly.

Below is a list of all the County Assembly Speakers in Kenya