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Ken Lusaka elected as speaker of the senate  after second round of voting

Ken Lusaka elected as speaker of the senate after second round of voting

BY  NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,31ST AUG 2017-Former  Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka  has been elected   the second speaker of the senate .Total of 67  votes were cast  on the second round of voting. His closest rival  Farah Maalim got 25 votes.

According to house standing orders number 7 paragraph 4 after the second round   of voting  whoever the candidate who gets more votes Automatically becomes speaker.

First round  Lusaka got 40 votes while Maalim got 23 votes  prompting the second round.

 

 

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