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Committee on Selection

A Standing or Select Committee is a permanent Committee established by Standing Orders of Assembly.  It  may  study  matters  referred  to  it  by special  order  or,  within  its  area  of  responsibility  in  the  Standing  Orders, may undertake studies on its own initiative. Its functions are listed below:

 

The functions of a Select Committee are:

1. Investigate, inquire into, and report on matters relating to the mandate, management, activities, administration, operations and estimates of the assigned departments;

2. Study the programme and policy objectives of the departments and the effectiveness of the implementation;

3. Study and review all County legislation referred to it;

4. Study, assess and analyze the relative success of the departments as measured by the results obtained as compared with their stated objectives;

5. Investigate and inquire into all matters relating to the assigned departments as they may deem necessary, and as may be referred to them by the County Assembly;

6. To vet and report on all appointments where the Constitution or any law requires the County Assembly to approve, except those under Standing order185 (Committee on Appointments);

7. Make reports and recommendations to the County Assembly as often as possible, including recommendation of proposed legislation.

Current members are;

1. CHAIR: HON. ABDU KASSIM AHMED – ORANGE DEMOCRATIC PARTY – (Majority Leader)

2. Hon. Paul Kimani Njuguna – SAFINA PARTY – (Minority Leader)

3. Hon. Anthony Njomo Maina – FARMERS PARTY –

4. Hon. Azhar Ali Mbarak – ORANGE DEMOCRATIC PARTY  – (Deputy Speaker)

5. Hon. James Njuguna Komu Janko – ALLIANCE PARTY OF KENYA - 

6. Hon. Mohamed Delo Nusura – DEMOCRATIC PARTY -

7. Hon. Omar M.S Lali – UNITED PARTY OF KENYA

8. Hon. Athman Mohamed Amin – THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE

9. Hon. Abass Famau Nagi – UNITED DEMOCRATIC FORUM

10. Hon. Ali Bakari Mohamed – NEW DEMOCRATS

11. Hon. Mohamed Hashim Salim – Speaker  - ex-officio