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Parliament suspends sitting over Coronavirus

Parliament suspended the sittings on Tuesday

File image of legislators in the National Assembly. Parliament suspends sitting over Coronavirus

The two houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) have suspended sittings over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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In announcements made on Tuesday, the National Assembly speaker said that sittings had been suspended.

The Senate also said that they had adjourned sittings up until April 14 over CIVID-19 outbreak.

I have just moved a motion adjourning the Senate from today 17th March 2020 until Tuesday 14th April 2020 at 2.30 PM in regard to COVID-19,” tweeted Senate Majority Leader and Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen.

Senate becomes the latest to suspend it's operations after several government agencies cut down on activities following a directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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