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Speaker Justin Muturi recalls MPs for special sitting

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi. [David Njaaga, Standard]

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has called a special Parliament sitting on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

In a notice to members dated July 7, Speaker Muturi said MPs will convene at Parliament Building's National Assembly Chamber for a morning and afternoon session at 10am and 2:30pm respectively.

The MPs are to consider, among others, the approval of a motion by the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations of the ratification of a Defence Co-operation agreement between Kenya, the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

The lawmakers are also expected to discuss the County Governments Additional Allocations Bill 2022, the Huduma Bill 2021 and deliberate on the consideration of the County Governments Additional Allocations Bill 2021.

Muturi said the lawmakers will table any papers on statutory instruments and regulations with statutory timelines, and deliberate on any urgent messages conveyed from the National Executive or the Senate.

The 349 members adjourned sittings indefinitely on June 9 to concentrate on campaigns ahead of the August 9 general election.