Turkana County Assembly targets at setting legislations in all sectors that that are geared towards transforming Turkana County into an economic power house in the region.

The constitution provides that; There shall be a county government for each county, which shall consist of a COUNTY ASSEMBLY and a COUNTY EXECUTIVE.

The County Assembly constitutes the legislative organ of government in the County Government.

Roles of The Turkana County Assembly

The County Assembly is established by the Constitution under Article 176 with a mandate to have legislative power of the County. The role of the County Assembly is to:-

  • Vet and approve nominees for appointment to County Public Offices as may be provided for in The County Government Act or any other law;
  • County legislation in accordance with Art. 185 of the Constitution;
  • Approve the budget and expenditure of the County Government in accordance with Article 207 of the Constitution, and the legislation contemplated in Article 220(2) of the Constitution, guided by Articles 201 and 203 of the Constitution;
  • Approve the borrowing by the County Government in accordance with Article 212 of the Constitution;
  • Approve the County Development Planning;
  • Perform any other role as may be set out under the Constitution or legislation.

The office holders of the Turkana County Assembly 2013 - 2017 are as highlighted below:

 

SPEAKER

RT.HON. GEOFFREY KAITUKO

 
 

DEPUTY SPEAKER

HON. PHILLIP EKUWOM

 

MAJORITY LEADER (CORD COALITION)

HON. PATRICK LOSIKE LOKAIMOE

 
 

MINORITY LEADER (JUBILEE)

 

HON.JEREMIAH LOMORUKAI

 

DEPUTY MAJORITY LEADER

HON. KEBO EPAKAN

 

DEPUTY MINORITY LEADER

HON.JACOB NAKUWA EKAAL

MAJORITY CHIEF WHIP

HON. BENEDICT LOKAMAR

 

MINORITY CHIEF WHIP

HON. DAVID EKOD LOTIANG

 

DEPUTY MAJORITY CHIEF WHIP

HON. JOHN SEPAE

 

DEPUTY MINORITY CHIEF WHIP

HON. NICODEMUS EGUMAN

 
 

MEMBERS OF THE SPEAKERS’ PANEL

 
 
  1. HON.PATRICK IMANA
  2. HON. CONCEPTA ANAM LOTUI
  3. HON.MICHAEL EWOI