President Uhuru Kenyatta has gazetted the first sittings of the National Assembly and the Senate.
The sittings have been scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 9:00 am.
According to the gazette notice dated September 5, 2022:
“In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 126 (2) of the Constitution of Kenya, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint that the First Sitting of the Senate shall be held at the Main Parliament Buildings in the Senate Chamber, Nairobi, on September 8, 2022, at 9.00 a.m.”
“The First Sitting of the National Assembly shall be held at the Main Parliament Buildings in the National Assembly Chamber, on September 8, 2022, at 9.00 a.m.”
Article 126 (2) of the Constitution requires the President to declare via a gazette notice the date for the first sitting of the new House within 30 days after elections.