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Parliament staff given State awards

MPs (from left) Isaac Mwaura, Moses Cheboi, John Mbadi and David Pkosing who were among the legislators who received the Chief of the Burning Spear presidential award this year. Photo/SAMUEL KARIUKI

The speakers of Parliament yesterday formally presented presidential awards to MPs and parliamentary staff. Speakers Justin Muturi (National Assembly) and Ekwee Ethuro (Senate) gave the awards to four senators, six Members of the National Assembly, and Controller of Budget Agnes Odhiambo, a commissioner of the Parliamentary Service Commissioner (PSC) and a staff of the budget office.

The MPs, Odhiambo and commissioner Abdulahi Ali were awarded with Chief of the Burning Spear first class while the director Parliamentary budget office Phyllis Makau was awarded with an Order of Golden Warrior (OGW).

The lawmakers who received the awards include Moses Cheboi (Kuresoi North), John Mbadi (Suba), Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East), Thomas Mwadeghu (Wundanyi), Isack Mwaura (Nominated), David Pkosing (Pokot South), senators Abdirahman Ali Hassan (Wajir) Daniel Karaba (Kirinyaga), Boni Khalwale (Kakamega) and Janet Ong’era (Nominated).

Speaking after the ceremony, Muturi and Ethuro said the selection exercise does not consider party affiliation but the service rendered.

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