NEW MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ENTER THE CORRIDORS OF POWER
New and returning MPs and senators were sworn in to the 12th Parliament on Thursday.
The legislators registered and took a tour of Parliament, then the disabled were given priority in swearing in.
Embakasi East MP Babu Owino caused a stir by adding Raila Odinga to his oath.
He was made to repeat by the clerk, only to dramatically end with “Tibim” after his second reading. Ken Lusaka was elected Senate speaker while his
counterpart Justin Muturi retained his seat in the National Assembly.
1. Kesses MP Swarup Mishra is sworn in 2. Nominated MP Denita Ghati is sworn in 3. Nominated MP David Sankok is sworn in 4. National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi during the swearing-in of MPs 5. A serjeant-at-arms carries an oxygen tank for Kitui West MP Francis Nyenze 5. Craftastic Event Decor director Joy Kambua and La Bonita Events MD Kanyi Wangui. 6. RMvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff adjusts the tie of his Nyali counterpart Mohammed Ali 7. Senator Moses Wetangula (C) with Amos Wako, Ledama Olekina and Judy Pareno 8. Langata MP Nickson Korir is sworn in 9. Senators James Orengo and Kithure Kindiki 10. Ken Lusaka is sworn in as the Senate speaker