The MPs are set to resume sittings on Tuesday after Easter recess with a handful to swallow.
Upon resumption, the house major agenda is to debate the political settlement between President William Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga with priority on constitution of the bipartisan committee.
Highly charged sessions between the ruling party Kenya Kwanza and The Opposition Azimio la Umoja is expected with each pushing to have President Ruto’s and Odinga’s agenda sail through.
The opposition on Thursday last week unveiled a seven-member team that will faceoff with Kenya Kwanza alliance nominees for bi-partisan talks at parliament.
Among the leaders selected are MPs Millie Odhiambo (Suba North), David Pkosing (Pokot South) and Otiende Amollo (Rarieda).
Others are Senators Ledama Ole Kina (Narok), Edwin Sifuna (Nairobi), Enoch Wambua (Kitui) and Amina Laura Mnyanzi (Malindi).
Legislators from the ruling party have today convened at State House where they are expected to be given their marching orders ahead of the resumption of parliament’s sitting.
President William Ruto welcomed a bi-partisan approach in filling the vacant posts of the Chairperson and seven commissioners in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
The President has insisted that Odinga should agree to a Parliament-led initiative to resolve the post-election crisis or wait for the 2027 polls.
The President stated that negotiations would only involve lawmakers and dismissed the calls by the opposition for a process similar to the National Accord of 2008.
Ichung’wah who doubles as Kikuyu MP commended the leadership of both sides of the House and Members for their dedication and cooperation exhibited in the first session, urging them to replicate the same in the second part of the session.
“In the first session of the 13th parliament, we have certainly set a good pace and met the statutory timelines in respect of all matters that were before the House. This includes the Budget Policy Statement and the Debt Management Strategy Paper Approval,” added Ichung’wah
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