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Six in race for National Assembly Speaker - Daily Nation

Mr Justin Muturi and Mr Ken Lusaka are the front runners for the National Assembly and Senate speakers respectively. FILE PHOTOS | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. According to National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai, 23 applicants had shown interest for ...and more »

Jubilee wins Speakers seats in show of might - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

New Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka takes the oath of office at Parliament buildings in Nairobi on August 31, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Google · Whatsapp · Messenger. The 2022 succession politics took shape on ...and more »

Ken Lusaka sworn in as Senate Speaker after easy victory - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has been sworn in as Speaker of the Senate after a surprising easy victory. Mr Lusaka easily beat the outgoing speaker Ekwee Ethuro and others to become the second Senate Speaker since the return of the bicameral ...and more »

Integrity questions hangs on Ken Lusaka after being elected senate speaker - The Standard

Kenneth Lusaka was elected as the new Speaker of the Senate during the swearing in of the newly elected MPs; Integrity questions have raised after the former Bungoma Governor purchased 10 wheelbarrows at the cost of Sh1 million each that instead of in ...and more »

Why Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro had to go - The Standard

Former Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro arrives in Parliament on Thursday. He was replaced with former Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka. [Boniface Okendo,Standard]. In summary. Jubilee Party questioned his loyalty; Viewed as not offering aggressive ...and more »

Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka elected Senate Speaker - The Standard

Former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has been elected Speaker of the Senate after garnering 42 votes againts his closest challenger, NASA's Farah Maalim, who got 25 votes. Returning Officer Clerk Jeremiah Nyegenye, declared Kenneth Magelo Lusaka the ...and more »

Jubilee favourite Lusaka elected Senate Speaker - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – Former Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka has been elected Speaker of the Senate in the 12th Parliament. Lusaka who was sworn-in immediately after being declared winner by the Clerk of the Senate, Jeremiah Nyegenye ...and more »

NASA's attempt to block Uhuru's choice of Senate speaker fails - TUKO.CO.KE

At attempt by NASA allied Senators to stop former Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka from vying for the Senate Speaker seat has failed. Lusaka was however overwhelmingly voted in by Jubilee Senators on Thursday August 31 and won in round one with 40 votes ...and more »

Ken Lusaka lands top Senate post, calls for unity - Daily Nation

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka takes the oath of office at Parliament in Nairobi on August 31, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION. In Summary. As Mr Lusaka rejoiced, a cloud hung over the Jubilee Party's deal to have Tharaka-Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki ...and more »

Kenneth Lusaka elected Senate Speaker - Daily Nation

The vote went into the second round after none of the six candidates garnered the mandatory two-thirds of the total vote, 45 out of 67, required to be declared winner. In the first round, Mr Lusaka garnered 40 votes as Mr Maalim managed 23. Earlier, Mr ...and more »