•The interviews were conducted at the Mini Chamber, First Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings.
•A total of 171 hopefuls had submitted their applications to PSC
Former Kiminini Member of Parliament (MP) Chris Wamalwa on Friday failed to show up for the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) interview.
The PSC led by its chairman National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula was conducting an interview for the vacant position of a male member of the commission.
“The Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC), today (Friday), interviewed the eight shortlisted candidates to fill the vacant position of a male member. However, Chrisantus Wamalwa did not appear for the interview,” the Senate said in a notice.
The 8 who had been shortlisted for the position include United Democratic Party (UDA) party chairman Johnson Muthama, former Kisii Governor James Ongwae, former Aldai MP Cornelly Serem, former Limuru MP Peter Mungai, former Matungu MP David Were, former Kwale County assembly speaker Sammy Nyamawi Ruwa, John Aruma Ekale and Wamalwa.
The interviews were conducted at the Mini Chamber, First Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings.
A total of 171 hopefuls had submitted their applications to PSC after the position was declared vacant.
After concluding the interview, the commission shall recommend a successful candidate to the Senate and the National Assembly for appointment.
Article 127 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes and defines the composition and functions of the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). The Parliamentary Service Act contains more provisions on the Commission.
The major function of the commission is to ensure the smooth running of both Houses of Parliament, the Senate and the National Assembly.
The Commission is one of the independent commissions established by the Constitution of Kenya.