Kakamega County Assembly has adjourned for a long recess ending the second session,which began earlier in February this year 2018.
Members (MCAs) break for two months and will resume on 11th February 2019 for the third session. Committee session sittings will continue as usual.
The adjournment motion was moved by the majority leader Hon. Joel Ongoro and seconded by the minority leader Hon.David Ndakwa.
Speaker, Hon. Morris Buluma, said the recess is accordance with the house business calendar.
” This recess will ensure honourable members get time to spent with their families during the long holiday as well as closely interact with their respective electorates, ” Hon. Buluma said.
The speaker hailed members for having passed many bills, approved several reports and motions in the first and second sessions.
Before proceeding on the recess the MCAs, last week passed five bills that will help the county executive to implement and carry out its programs under county laws.
This brings to 13 the number of laws enacted by the second assembly, since the county reps were sworn to office in September 2017. Eight Bills have already assented to by the governor.
Some of the Bills passed in past months include, the Kakamega County Dairy Development Corporation Act,2017, Kakamega County Microfinance Act, 2017, the Lake Region and Economic Bloc Act, 2018.
Last week the county legislators enacted six laws; the Kakamega County Agricultural Produce Bill, 2017, Kakamega County Water Bill,2017, Kakamega County Environmental Management Bill, 2017, The Kakamega County Alcohol Drinks Control Act 2014 (Amendment) Bill, 2017, Kakamega County Enforcement Service Bill, 2018 and Kakamega County Youth and Women Empowerment Bill, 2018. The governor is expected to assent them on Friday this week.
The MCAs also approved the County Annual Development Plan (ADP) for the financial year 2019/2020