•Pursuant to Article 74 of the Constitution, no person shall assume or perform any functions of the office of a member before taking and subscribing to the Oath.
•While taking the oath, MCAs were allowed to use both Kiswahili and English.
Swearing in of the 124 MCAs of the third County Assembly of Nairobi is ongoing at City Hall.
As highlighted in the Nairobi County Assembly Standing orders, on the first sitting of a new County Assembly after a general election, the Clerk shall read the notification of the convening of the County Assembly as published in the Gazette and the County Gazette.
Clerk Edward Gichana on Thursday lay a list of the names of the persons elected as Members on the Table of the County Assembly.
He also administered the oath or affirmation of office to MCAs in alphabetical order using the following order of precedence.
Longest serving MCAs in the County will be given first priority.
Mihang’o MCA Paul Kados and Kariobangi South Robert Mbatia were the first ones to take the oath.
Pursuant to Article 74 of the Constitution, no person shall assume or perform any functions of the office of a member before taking and subscribing to the Oath.
While taking the oath, MCAs were allowed to use both Kiswahili and English.
Those who are Christians will take the oath while holding the Bible while for Muslims, the Quaran was provided.
After taking their oath, the MCAs will proceed to elect the speaker of the county assembly.