Justin Muturi

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Justin Muturi said : "Since 2013 there is no constitutional amendment that has been successful in Parliament. Politicians have a way of picking what is in their interest and running away with it. Parliament can only receive the document in form of a policy or a Bill," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Stop being personal and be civil," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament can only receive the document in the form of a policy or a bill. We did not originate the document. It is owned by the Executive. As it is, it does not have legs to walk to Parliament. It has to be distilled into a Bill,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If you feel that the institution you are in is so corrupt and filthy then you have no business being there. The most honourable thing to do is to resign,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Since 2013 there is no constitutional amendment that has been successful in Parliament. Politicians have a way of picking what is in their interest and running away with it. Parliament can only receive the document in form of a policy or a Bill,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We did not originate the BBI report and, therefore, we cannot receive it. This document still remains out there for Kenyans to read and understand. The BBI report has not been distilled or reduced to what Parliament can now work on,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained ( about Standing Orders ) : “Until the owners of the documents decide that, when it is the point for it to reach Parliament, then the procedures both under the Constitution and the Standing Orders will apply,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Building Bridges ) : "Honourable Members, following His Excellency the President's appointment of the Taskforce on Building Bridges to Unity Advisory vide Gazette Notice 5154 of 24th May, 2018, His Excellency the President has notified that there will be a public launch of the Report of the Task force on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi at 10 a.m," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Pending the amendment, I request that no other complaint be lodged. If any member acts in a manner that requires the interventions of the committee, you could consider reporting the matter to the police,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 22, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “They appear to be cordially engaging each other, that is as it should be and it is commendable,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "You know your work, come and pick them. This is a crime, investigate it in the best way you know," "This committee cannot order you over the investigations of any person. If an MP for instance goes out there and shoots someone, you don't need permission of parliament to investigate him," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Nothing prevents you from proceeding to call these four members to share what they know in line with the intelligence that you already had," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “You don’t need permission from Parliament to deal with a member who commits a crime outside there,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Given the foregoing fact, the Cabinet Secretary is requesting the National Assembly to extend the time limit for submission of the report on the bank’s operations, pursuant to the provisions of Section 90 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 11, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Since at the time when I was ascertaining the threshold to make a decision on the Memorandum there were about 161 members present, you agree with me that the die had been cast, given that there was less than 233 members present,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The net effect on the motion is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “What remains is for the government printer and the attorney-general to ensure that the bill is ready and bring it back to me for my signature and presentation to the president,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If members come here and walk out, it is wrong. It is dishonest. Some of those even complaining were not seen in the chamber. If you think that you make your laws in television stations, you can only blame yourselves,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi declared : “the net effect is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi ordered : “Those of you who wish not to participate can walk out .... Take your seats or take your leave,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The net effect on the motion is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “What remains is for the government printer and the attorney-general to ensure that the bill is ready and bring it back to me for my signature and presentation to the president,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Given the short notice, the request is fair and I grant it. Let the committee plan another date,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Trade between Kenya and Serbia has remained minimal despite our traditionally very cordial relations. I am glad that we're having this meeting, and I wish to extend an invitation to you to consider making direct investment in our country" External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The recent decision by the US to refuse to declare Al Shabaab a terrorist group ensures the group becomes a recipient of financing even by taxpayers, ” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Transfer pricing is a huge challenge that has inhibited economic growth by denying this country revenue through tax evasion by multinationals. It is high time that this issue was looked at as our revenue basket continues to leak,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 18, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If they (CASs) cannot commit their ministries, you throw them away. Because you can’t listen to someone who cannot commit,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If they (CASs) cannot commit their ministries, you throw them away. Because you can’t listen to someone who cannot commit,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “This ensures the group becomes a recipient of financing even by taxpayers,” “The glorified terrorist groups like the al Shabaab in Somalia enjoy protection by some superpowers through civil society groups in the guise of human rights activists” External link

kenyan-post Monday, October 7, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “He can express his opinion as an African Union Envoy for Infrastructure. Since he holds no position in Government, I will take it that he was expressing his opinion, perhaps as an engineer also. What I don’t know is whether the instruction was based on some advice from experts or it was a spur of the moment,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 7, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Those who do not attend the meetings have no business being members of those committees. They should be removed,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I can remember those who wanted to join the Security committee were 50, Transport 100 and Energy was overflowing with requests,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Speaker will formally convey the message (on the nomination of NLC members) to the House upon its resumption on September 10, and forward the names of the nominees to relevant departmental committee. The House is expected to conclude the approval process within 21 days from September 11,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, September 9, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “This Bill will be presented for assent by Friday, September 13 so as to unlock the cash crunch in the counties,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, September 9, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The National Assembly, through the departmental committee on Communication, Information and Innovation, is in agreement with the Senate’s amendments,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 9, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Given the recent experience with the Division of Revenue Bill, 2019, the passage of this bill would ensure that the minimum share of 15 per cent of all revenue collected by the national government as provided under Article 203 (2) would be accessible to the counties,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 9, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As Parliament, we have already made the necessary legislative interventions for a favourable regulatory framework towards the development of Special Economic Zones as well as Export Processing Zones,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Even if you did not get what you wanted, you walked out of her office having been attended to in a professional way. You got out with the right information,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Controller of Budget is the best office to help the legislature with its legislative role,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “When we submitted her name to the President, it was without blemish,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “It is unimaginable for legislature can function without consuming what comes from that office,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi added ( about Clerk ) : “I have also directed the Clerk of the National Assembly to promptly convey this notification together with nominees’ CVs and testimonials to all members,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi says : “Standing Order 45 requires that upon receipt of notification of nomination for appointments such nominations shall stand committed to the relevant departmental committee,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 19, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Elections Act ) : “In pursuance of the provisions of Section 16 (3) of the Elections Act, 2011, I command you that, due notice being given, you do cause election to be held according to law of a member of service in the National Assembly for the said constituency,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “MPs do not have money to allocate to anyone,” “They just pass what the National Treasury advises them to do. If counties want more money, then they should take it up with the Executive and the National Treasury” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Indeed, if we allow the chairman of the budget committee to introduce for second reading the Division of Revenue Bill originating from Senate, we shall not only breach our own rules, customs and tradition but also going against the Constitution,” “I, therefore, rule in the interim the current Division of Revenue Bill shall not proceed and is withdrawn” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 2, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I direct that the bill be scheduled for first reading at the next sitting of this House,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 26, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “In accordance with the provisions of the National Assembly Standing Orders, I hereby implore the Senate to consider, as a first instance, alternative mechanisms of resolving any dispute that may, from time to time, arise between the two Houses of Parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “In accordance with the provisions of the National Assembly Standing Orders, I hereby implore the Senate to consider, as a first instance, alternative mechanisms of resolving any dispute that may, from time to time, arise between the two Houses of Parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 12, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi says : “A car grant should be a permanent feature in the terms and conditions of service for an MP. If SRC is not willing to accede to this request, PSC shall, pursuant to its mandate under Article 127 of the Constitution, purchase a motor vehicle for each MP and thereafter fuel and maintain the same through regular service,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : "The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike," External link

tuko Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We should ask what the rationale of a government institution going to court against each other. Have efforts of consultation failed? Has as any effort of trying to solve the dispute amicably been made before going to court?” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is, therefore, proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) as passed and to introduce a caveat that provisions of section 16 (1) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the Government of Kenya,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is, therefore, proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) as passed and to introduce a caveat that provisions of section 16 (1) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the Government of Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is concerned that the revival of the national shipping line will be greatly hampered and opportunities to create employment lost, especially for youth near maritime areas,” “The President is therefore proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the government. He is of the view that, this in effect, will assist the KNSL in collaborating with other partners, as is the international practice, to enhance its competitiveness in the regional and global shipping markets” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Even if you disagree with a fellow member, it should remain like that, a disagreement, it cannot be an excuse to engage in criminal activities,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, June 16, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals." External link

theCitizen Saturday, June 15, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals" External link

afp-en Friday, June 14, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals" External link

afp-en Friday, June 14, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi remarked : “I have given strict instructions because Parliament cannot harbour criminals. The police must investigate, arrest, and if necessary charge before court anyone that would be found culpable of the assault. It is not a matter of privilege,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I have given strict instructions because Parliament cannot harbour criminals. The police must investigate, arrest, and if necessary charge before court anyone that would be found culpable of the assault. It is not a matter of privilege,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "This is not a matter of privilege. Parliament cannot be a sanctuary for criminals. Even if you disagree, it cannot be a reason or excuse to engage in criminal activities. These are my directions to the police they must deal with the matter firmly, because nobody is above the law," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We are already working on how to return the said schools to the church. The church should not be antagonised because it is the light of the community. We all have a responsibility, as leaders, to support the church,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi alisema : “Dhana ya kwamba wabunge hawatilii maanani mzigo wa mishahara kwa wakenya ni uongo. Wakenya hawafai kuruhusu SRC kuwa na mapendeleo katika kutoa marupurupu. Marupurupu ya nyumba yanafaa yapewe maafisa wote wa seriklai bila mapendeleo,” External link

tuko Monday, June 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : "The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike," External link

tuko Monday, June 10, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament enacted the Leadership and Integrity Act which implements Chapter Six of the Constitution. The House considered that Article 260 did not define a definition of ambassadors, high commissioners, and consulars,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament interpreted Article 78 correctly, is not against a dual citizenship by a state officer and it does not all apply until a person is elected or appointed to the state office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The law is the law. The Court of Appeal has not said that holders of dual citizenship should not be appointed but if so, they must renounce before taking office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I think it is fair that we are all here on Thursday to take a collective decision on the way forward. It is a matter that involves each of us,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : “You are invited for the Speaker’s Kamukunji on June 6, 2019, Thursday, in the National Assembly chambers at 11am. "The meeting is intended to find an opportunity to brief members and staff of the ongoing dispute between the SRC and the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). This Kamukunji will also involve senators,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Peter Kaluma ) : “Mr Kaluma has raised pertinent issues in the letter to the Speaker and we will find out what the issues he has raised are,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “There is no need of hitting at each other in the Press but when we meet, it will be known who between PSC and the SRC is saying the truth. We want a resolution of the issue that is not discriminative,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 17, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi reminded ( about Tom Odege ) : “Hon Odege has raised a very important matter, whether there was public participation before the takeover,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi explained ( about Gordon Kihalangwa ) : “I spoke to PS Kihalangwa last evening when I saw the list of the six stations that are currently registering Kenyans abroad, and he has assured me that they are scaling up efforts to reach out to as many of you as possible,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Bundi, a personal friend whom I have known since our days in high school succumbed to cancer last evening while undergoing treatment at Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 13, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi informed : “I wish to report to the House that I have received a message from the President conveying his nominations of persons for appointment as ambassadors and high commissioners,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 13, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "He will be remembered for initiating great reforms during the transition from a unicameral establishment to a bicameral Parliament and also for his outstanding service as the Clerk of the East African Assembly," "On behalf of Members of Parliament, especially those whom he served as Clerk, and the entire fraternity of Parliament, I wish to send my heartfelt condolences to his family and friend" External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 12, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The recent PSC determination to provide a housing benefit to MPs was well guided by Justice Chacha Mwita's ruling on 5th Oct, 2018, that State Officers qualify for this benefit. It is a matter of fact that MPs are State Officers; thus it would be unfair to be prejudiced against them,” “The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi added : "Curiously, the same benefits have been extended to the Executive and the Judiciary but without any undue focus," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “Considering the urgency of this legislation in unlocking the Budget process in counties, I direct the chairperson of the Budget and Appropriations Committee to prepare to move the motion contemplated under Standing Order 146 (consideration of Senate amendments to Bills originating in the National Assembly) tomorrow (today),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Bill No ) : “I have received a message from the Senate regarding the passage of the Division of Revenue Bill (National Assembly Bill No 11 of 2019)". The Senate now seeks the concurrence of the National Assembly regarding the amendments,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Tom Odege ) : “Mr Odege has raised a very important matter; that of public participation,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As of yesterday, 105 staff members were registered, and I call upon all members who are not registered to do so to avoid a situation where they have to rush to their villages to register yet these people from the ministry will be with us until Friday. The exercise is quick and easy so no excuse for anyone not to register,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "The Senate cannot pass any bill on their own without bringing it to the people's representatives in the National Assembly," External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "The Senate cannot pass any bill on their own without bringing it to the people's representatives in the National Assembly," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 26, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Of course the member will not form part of the membership of the committee, but will participate as an expert on land economics and physical planning. I am confident he will render his invaluable professional services at no cost,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The media should offer an appropriate apology to Hon Nyoro and to the National Assembly for telling Kenyans stories that could be a figment of their fertile imagination,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We need to see committee chairmen begin to flex their muscles within the law,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As contemplated under rule 9( 6 ) of the Joint Rules, unless a decision is reached by consensus, any vote to be taken in the joint sitting of the committees shall be by separate Houses,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I will be asking the House Business committee to propose a way forward with respect to the calendar of the House to ensure that the process is concluded within the statutory timelines,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi stated : “The legislative process, for instance, is often driven by politics and stakes. Left unchallenged, this often leads to formulation of Bills, motions and statements that are not based on research evidence and which serve partisan interests. Therefore, time has come when parliamentary leadership should be compelled to dedicate more resources to their in-house research services for capacity enhancement towards building a pool of specialized research and policy analysts,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “He also accepted responsibility on behalf of the Board, regarding the matter. He acknowledged that proper due diligence was not undertaken but reiterated that a review process is ongoing to determine and finalise on the matter including the reassessment of the said doctor,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I will be asking the HBC to propose a way forward with respect to the calendar of the House to ensure that the process is concluded within the statutory timelines,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “To facilitate the commencement of the deliberations, the counting of time with respect to the 14 days will commence when the public is notified in the usual manner, preferably on or before Thursday, March 21,” “It is also advisable that the concerned committees expeditiously commence the process of the consideration of approval of the nominee to enable speedy conclusion within the set timelines” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi added : “Unless a decision is reached by the consensus, any vote to be taken in the joint sitting of the committees shall be by separate Houses. This will ensure that the numerical difference of the individual members representing the Houses in the joint sittings has no effect on the decisions of the joint sittings of the committees,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “When politicians make scathing attacks on defenseless public servants, it is interpreted to mean they have no respect to the authority that appointed them to such positions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “This Article supersedes the much-hyped two thirds gender Bill,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi clarified : “expunging the offensive parts of the Report is not to mean that the entire report is discredited” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 15, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Because those who tried to challenge the implementation of the law did not get conservatory orders, the law is in force as we speak” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The report is normally forwarded to the agencies to act,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The manual head count shows that there are only 174 members present in the House. If the members are less than 233, then the net effect is that the motion is lost. This motion is therefore lost. Next order,” External link

kenyastar Friday, March 8, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Parliamentary Caucus ) : “We call upon all Speakers of Parliaments in the African region, in the spirit of strengthening their legislatures to fight corruption to recognize the National APNAC chapters as a Parliamentary Caucus,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "While a matter of major government policy as this falls within the mandate of the Transport, Public Works and Housing committee, PIC has an extended jurisdiction to examine whether the affairs of public investments are managed in accordance with sound financial principles and prudent financial practices," External link

nation-ke Friday, March 1, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Whatever you are saying has not come from me. On a matter of this magnitude that touches on the mandates of departmental and watchdog committees, you know how I communicate," External link

nation-ke Friday, March 1, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “However, it would be important to note that the PIC may deal with the matter if this was a query arising from the examination of audited reports and accounts of the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) or a special audit,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, March 1, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi noted : “Unlike many institutions such as the one I work in where we scream for headlines or compete for them, the Judiciary is a unique arm of government; it speaks through its judgments,” “We’re never able to tell what is going to be pronounced until it is pronounced. Those that support the Judiciary should emulate that practice,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 1, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Constitution has fixed a definite threshold of 233 MPs … for the House to a vote on second reading of Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2018,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi declared : “As per my direction, if the MPs present are less than 233 then voting shall not proceed. We have all seen we have 174 members are present. I cannot put the question because it would be an exercise in futility. The motion is thus lost,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If it is being followed or a requirement being imposed on customers purporting to have force of law, unless it has been sanctioned by Parliament, they will be null and void,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “It is important for the House to heed to the provisions of the Constitution. Mobilise (Members of Parliament) on Wednesday and express yourselves,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 25, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained : "In regards to the situation in Kosovo, we are aware of the various instruments available at the international level such as Resolution 1244 of the United Nations Security Council. We hope that the discussions taking place in Brussels will bear fruit," External link

allafrica Monday, February 25, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained : “In regards to the situation in Kosovo, we are aware of the various instruments available at the international level such as Resolution 1244 of the United Nations Security Council. We hope that the discussions taking place in Brussels will bear fruit,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I therefore refer the message from the President, together with the curriculum vitae of the nominees to the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security for consideration,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, February 19, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The committee should expeditiously notify the nominees and the general public of the time and place for holding the approval hearings, commence the necessary hearings and submit a report to the House on or before March 6, 2019,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Indeed, where the grounds contain complaints that are of a criminal nature, they are at liberty to forward the petition to the DCI. I therefore direct the clerk to communicate my advisory to the petitioner,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President having exercised his powers under Article 115 (1)(b) of the Constitution now requests the National Assembly to reconsider the bills, against his reservations and the recommendations proposed against each of the reservations and amend the bills in light of his reservations,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The voting threshold for the passage of amendments proposed by a committee or an individual member that have the effect of fully accommodating the President’s reservations is a simple majority,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : “It is unconstitutional for MPs to increase their own salaries. That is a preserve of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC),” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Public Officer Ethics Act provides for penalties against those involved in fundraisers. Only the Judiciary can enforce that,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The report is normally forwarded to the agencies to act,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The commission realised that the decision to get a new provider on board early this year was risky as it would have left the members exposed,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 7, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The suspension is to allow you to spend valuable time with your families during the holiday season and also attend to your constituents,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:51:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Honorable Members, the suspension is to allow you to spend valuable time with your families during the holiday season and also attend to your constituents," "In addition, this will avail the staff of Parliament an opportunity to take their annual leave and also begin preparations for the next Session" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:05:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “You cannot benefit from this as it will be against the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “These proceedings have been instituted in blatant attempt to steal a match on the respondents by not disclosing the existence of the first petition,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:04:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "This House resolves that the government, through incentive-driven public-private partnerships, provides free, secure, risk-free and high quality Wi-Fi services in every constituency," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:52:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Kenya Vision ) : “I am very delighted to note that China is a critical player in the implementation of the Kenya Vision 2030 and especially in the implementation of the capital intensive flagship projects such as the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : “It is gratifying to note that the programme predicatively envisages a smooth take off as we embark on our parliamentary business. We are all aware of the impending fresh Presidential elections and the after effect it is having on participation in the House. I am encouraged by the determination and the resolve exhibited by many of us and I look forward to better times ahead,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I do not know why they did not attend," External link

coastweek Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:42:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : “This House under my watch will not be held hostage by members or parties that are exhibiting indolence,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As you all know, Rome was not built in a day. We have tried to pass this rule although it was a bit late. We need to begin early if possible. However, whenever my US friends tell us to implement the gender principle, I always encourage them that you should also improve on the issue since you have been independent for more than 246 years,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 8, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "However, whenever my US friends tell us to implement the gender principle, I always encourage them to also improve on the issue having been independent for more than 246 years," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 7, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : "After the primaries, members who had lost had no interest in House sessions. It became very difficult to pass the rule since it requires 233 members," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 7, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
speaker41.99%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
national assembly speaker36.43%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
speaker of the national assembly14.48%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
house speaker4.32%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
president0.07%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
chief of the kenya0.07%EN08/21/201721/08/2017
senator0.07%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
solicitor0.07%EN06/05/201705/06/2017
chairman0.22%EN05/11/201711/05/2017
leader0.29%EN01/02/201702/01/2017
national national assembly speaker0.07%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
nationa assembly speaker0.15%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
speaker of national assembly0.37%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
speaker of kenya0.07%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
kenyan olympic committee chairman0.07%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
president kenyatta and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/18/201618/06/2016
speaker ekwee ethuro and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/08/201608/06/2016
mwathethe and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
national assembly speaker0.44%SA09/08/201408/09/2014
speaker of the national assembly0.22%SA09/03/201403/09/2014
speaker0.22%SA08/25/201425/08/2014
mp0.15%EN09/10/200710/09/2007
Names Lang Count
Justin MuturiEN89.55%
Justin MuturiFR10.09%
Justin MuturiSA0.36%


 
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Justin Muturi said : "Since 2013 there is no constitutional amendment that has been successful in Parliament. Politicians have a way of picking what is in their interest and running away with it. Parliament can only receive the document in form of a policy or a Bill," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Stop being personal and be civil," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament can only receive the document in the form of a policy or a bill. We did not originate the document. It is owned by the Executive. As it is, it does not have legs to walk to Parliament. It has to be distilled into a Bill,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If you feel that the institution you are in is so corrupt and filthy then you have no business being there. The most honourable thing to do is to resign,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Since 2013 there is no constitutional amendment that has been successful in Parliament. Politicians have a way of picking what is in their interest and running away with it. Parliament can only receive the document in form of a policy or a Bill,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We did not originate the BBI report and, therefore, we cannot receive it. This document still remains out there for Kenyans to read and understand. The BBI report has not been distilled or reduced to what Parliament can now work on,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained ( about Standing Orders ) : “Until the owners of the documents decide that, when it is the point for it to reach Parliament, then the procedures both under the Constitution and the Standing Orders will apply,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Building Bridges ) : "Honourable Members, following His Excellency the President's appointment of the Taskforce on Building Bridges to Unity Advisory vide Gazette Notice 5154 of 24th May, 2018, His Excellency the President has notified that there will be a public launch of the Report of the Task force on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi at 10 a.m," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Pending the amendment, I request that no other complaint be lodged. If any member acts in a manner that requires the interventions of the committee, you could consider reporting the matter to the police,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 22, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “They appear to be cordially engaging each other, that is as it should be and it is commendable,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "You know your work, come and pick them. This is a crime, investigate it in the best way you know," "This committee cannot order you over the investigations of any person. If an MP for instance goes out there and shoots someone, you don't need permission of parliament to investigate him," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Nothing prevents you from proceeding to call these four members to share what they know in line with the intelligence that you already had," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “You don’t need permission from Parliament to deal with a member who commits a crime outside there,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Given the foregoing fact, the Cabinet Secretary is requesting the National Assembly to extend the time limit for submission of the report on the bank’s operations, pursuant to the provisions of Section 90 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, November 11, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Since at the time when I was ascertaining the threshold to make a decision on the Memorandum there were about 161 members present, you agree with me that the die had been cast, given that there was less than 233 members present,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The net effect on the motion is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “What remains is for the government printer and the attorney-general to ensure that the bill is ready and bring it back to me for my signature and presentation to the president,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If members come here and walk out, it is wrong. It is dishonest. Some of those even complaining were not seen in the chamber. If you think that you make your laws in television stations, you can only blame yourselves,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi declared : “the net effect is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi ordered : “Those of you who wish not to participate can walk out .... Take your seats or take your leave,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The net effect on the motion is that the ayes have it and the motion is carried,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “What remains is for the government printer and the attorney-general to ensure that the bill is ready and bring it back to me for my signature and presentation to the president,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Given the short notice, the request is fair and I grant it. Let the committee plan another date,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Trade between Kenya and Serbia has remained minimal despite our traditionally very cordial relations. I am glad that we're having this meeting, and I wish to extend an invitation to you to consider making direct investment in our country" External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The recent decision by the US to refuse to declare Al Shabaab a terrorist group ensures the group becomes a recipient of financing even by taxpayers, ” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Transfer pricing is a huge challenge that has inhibited economic growth by denying this country revenue through tax evasion by multinationals. It is high time that this issue was looked at as our revenue basket continues to leak,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 18, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If they (CASs) cannot commit their ministries, you throw them away. Because you can’t listen to someone who cannot commit,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If they (CASs) cannot commit their ministries, you throw them away. Because you can’t listen to someone who cannot commit,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “This ensures the group becomes a recipient of financing even by taxpayers,” “The glorified terrorist groups like the al Shabaab in Somalia enjoy protection by some superpowers through civil society groups in the guise of human rights activists” External link

kenyan-post Monday, October 7, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “He can express his opinion as an African Union Envoy for Infrastructure. Since he holds no position in Government, I will take it that he was expressing his opinion, perhaps as an engineer also. What I don’t know is whether the instruction was based on some advice from experts or it was a spur of the moment,” External link

standardmedia Monday, October 7, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Those who do not attend the meetings have no business being members of those committees. They should be removed,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I can remember those who wanted to join the Security committee were 50, Transport 100 and Energy was overflowing with requests,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Speaker will formally convey the message (on the nomination of NLC members) to the House upon its resumption on September 10, and forward the names of the nominees to relevant departmental committee. The House is expected to conclude the approval process within 21 days from September 11,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, September 9, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “This Bill will be presented for assent by Friday, September 13 so as to unlock the cash crunch in the counties,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, September 9, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The National Assembly, through the departmental committee on Communication, Information and Innovation, is in agreement with the Senate’s amendments,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 9, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “Given the recent experience with the Division of Revenue Bill, 2019, the passage of this bill would ensure that the minimum share of 15 per cent of all revenue collected by the national government as provided under Article 203 (2) would be accessible to the counties,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, September 9, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As Parliament, we have already made the necessary legislative interventions for a favourable regulatory framework towards the development of Special Economic Zones as well as Export Processing Zones,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Even if you did not get what you wanted, you walked out of her office having been attended to in a professional way. You got out with the right information,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Controller of Budget is the best office to help the legislature with its legislative role,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “When we submitted her name to the President, it was without blemish,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “It is unimaginable for legislature can function without consuming what comes from that office,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi added ( about Clerk ) : “I have also directed the Clerk of the National Assembly to promptly convey this notification together with nominees’ CVs and testimonials to all members,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi says : “Standing Order 45 requires that upon receipt of notification of nomination for appointments such nominations shall stand committed to the relevant departmental committee,” External link

nation-ke Monday, August 19, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Elections Act ) : “In pursuance of the provisions of Section 16 (3) of the Elections Act, 2011, I command you that, due notice being given, you do cause election to be held according to law of a member of service in the National Assembly for the said constituency,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “MPs do not have money to allocate to anyone,” “They just pass what the National Treasury advises them to do. If counties want more money, then they should take it up with the Executive and the National Treasury” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Indeed, if we allow the chairman of the budget committee to introduce for second reading the Division of Revenue Bill originating from Senate, we shall not only breach our own rules, customs and tradition but also going against the Constitution,” “I, therefore, rule in the interim the current Division of Revenue Bill shall not proceed and is withdrawn” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 2, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I direct that the bill be scheduled for first reading at the next sitting of this House,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 26, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “In accordance with the provisions of the National Assembly Standing Orders, I hereby implore the Senate to consider, as a first instance, alternative mechanisms of resolving any dispute that may, from time to time, arise between the two Houses of Parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “In accordance with the provisions of the National Assembly Standing Orders, I hereby implore the Senate to consider, as a first instance, alternative mechanisms of resolving any dispute that may, from time to time, arise between the two Houses of Parliament,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 12, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi says : “A car grant should be a permanent feature in the terms and conditions of service for an MP. If SRC is not willing to accede to this request, PSC shall, pursuant to its mandate under Article 127 of the Constitution, purchase a motor vehicle for each MP and thereafter fuel and maintain the same through regular service,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : "The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike," External link

tuko Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We should ask what the rationale of a government institution going to court against each other. Have efforts of consultation failed? Has as any effort of trying to solve the dispute amicably been made before going to court?” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is, therefore, proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) as passed and to introduce a caveat that provisions of section 16 (1) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the Government of Kenya,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is, therefore, proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) as passed and to introduce a caveat that provisions of section 16 (1) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the Government of Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President is concerned that the revival of the national shipping line will be greatly hampered and opportunities to create employment lost, especially for youth near maritime areas,” “The President is therefore proposing to delete the proposed new subsection 16 (1A) (providing for ship ownership) shall not apply to a shipping line owned or controlled by the government. He is of the view that, this in effect, will assist the KNSL in collaborating with other partners, as is the international practice, to enhance its competitiveness in the regional and global shipping markets” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Even if you disagree with a fellow member, it should remain like that, a disagreement, it cannot be an excuse to engage in criminal activities,” External link

kenya-today Sunday, June 16, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals." External link

theCitizen Saturday, June 15, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals" External link

afp-en Friday, June 14, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I have received the complaint from (Gedi), and I want to say that that is not acceptable, the matter has been referred to the police. Parliament has no room for criminals" External link

afp-en Friday, June 14, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi remarked : “I have given strict instructions because Parliament cannot harbour criminals. The police must investigate, arrest, and if necessary charge before court anyone that would be found culpable of the assault. It is not a matter of privilege,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I have given strict instructions because Parliament cannot harbour criminals. The police must investigate, arrest, and if necessary charge before court anyone that would be found culpable of the assault. It is not a matter of privilege,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "This is not a matter of privilege. Parliament cannot be a sanctuary for criminals. Even if you disagree, it cannot be a reason or excuse to engage in criminal activities. These are my directions to the police they must deal with the matter firmly, because nobody is above the law," External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We are already working on how to return the said schools to the church. The church should not be antagonised because it is the light of the community. We all have a responsibility, as leaders, to support the church,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi alisema : “Dhana ya kwamba wabunge hawatilii maanani mzigo wa mishahara kwa wakenya ni uongo. Wakenya hawafai kuruhusu SRC kuwa na mapendeleo katika kutoa marupurupu. Marupurupu ya nyumba yanafaa yapewe maafisa wote wa seriklai bila mapendeleo,” External link

tuko Monday, June 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : "The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike," External link

tuko Monday, June 10, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament enacted the Leadership and Integrity Act which implements Chapter Six of the Constitution. The House considered that Article 260 did not define a definition of ambassadors, high commissioners, and consulars,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Parliament interpreted Article 78 correctly, is not against a dual citizenship by a state officer and it does not all apply until a person is elected or appointed to the state office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The law is the law. The Court of Appeal has not said that holders of dual citizenship should not be appointed but if so, they must renounce before taking office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 10, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I think it is fair that we are all here on Thursday to take a collective decision on the way forward. It is a matter that involves each of us,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : “You are invited for the Speaker’s Kamukunji on June 6, 2019, Thursday, in the National Assembly chambers at 11am. "The meeting is intended to find an opportunity to brief members and staff of the ongoing dispute between the SRC and the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). This Kamukunji will also involve senators,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Peter Kaluma ) : “Mr Kaluma has raised pertinent issues in the letter to the Speaker and we will find out what the issues he has raised are,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “There is no need of hitting at each other in the Press but when we meet, it will be known who between PSC and the SRC is saying the truth. We want a resolution of the issue that is not discriminative,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 17, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi reminded ( about Tom Odege ) : “Hon Odege has raised a very important matter, whether there was public participation before the takeover,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi explained ( about Gordon Kihalangwa ) : “I spoke to PS Kihalangwa last evening when I saw the list of the six stations that are currently registering Kenyans abroad, and he has assured me that they are scaling up efforts to reach out to as many of you as possible,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Bundi, a personal friend whom I have known since our days in high school succumbed to cancer last evening while undergoing treatment at Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 13, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi informed : “I wish to report to the House that I have received a message from the President conveying his nominations of persons for appointment as ambassadors and high commissioners,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 13, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "He will be remembered for initiating great reforms during the transition from a unicameral establishment to a bicameral Parliament and also for his outstanding service as the Clerk of the East African Assembly," "On behalf of Members of Parliament, especially those whom he served as Clerk, and the entire fraternity of Parliament, I wish to send my heartfelt condolences to his family and friend" External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 12, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The recent PSC determination to provide a housing benefit to MPs was well guided by Justice Chacha Mwita's ruling on 5th Oct, 2018, that State Officers qualify for this benefit. It is a matter of fact that MPs are State Officers; thus it would be unfair to be prejudiced against them,” “The notion that MPs are not concerned about Kenya's wage bill is fallacious. Kenyans must not allow the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to be selective and discriminatory in its determination. A housing benefit is extended to all Public Servants and State Officers alike” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi added : "Curiously, the same benefits have been extended to the Executive and the Judiciary but without any undue focus," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Standing Orders ) : “Considering the urgency of this legislation in unlocking the Budget process in counties, I direct the chairperson of the Budget and Appropriations Committee to prepare to move the motion contemplated under Standing Order 146 (consideration of Senate amendments to Bills originating in the National Assembly) tomorrow (today),” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Bill No ) : “I have received a message from the Senate regarding the passage of the Division of Revenue Bill (National Assembly Bill No 11 of 2019)". The Senate now seeks the concurrence of the National Assembly regarding the amendments,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Tom Odege ) : “Mr Odege has raised a very important matter; that of public participation,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As of yesterday, 105 staff members were registered, and I call upon all members who are not registered to do so to avoid a situation where they have to rush to their villages to register yet these people from the ministry will be with us until Friday. The exercise is quick and easy so no excuse for anyone not to register,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "The Senate cannot pass any bill on their own without bringing it to the people's representatives in the National Assembly," External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "The Senate cannot pass any bill on their own without bringing it to the people's representatives in the National Assembly," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 26, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Of course the member will not form part of the membership of the committee, but will participate as an expert on land economics and physical planning. I am confident he will render his invaluable professional services at no cost,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The media should offer an appropriate apology to Hon Nyoro and to the National Assembly for telling Kenyans stories that could be a figment of their fertile imagination,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “We need to see committee chairmen begin to flex their muscles within the law,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As contemplated under rule 9( 6 ) of the Joint Rules, unless a decision is reached by consensus, any vote to be taken in the joint sitting of the committees shall be by separate Houses,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I will be asking the House Business committee to propose a way forward with respect to the calendar of the House to ensure that the process is concluded within the statutory timelines,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi stated : “The legislative process, for instance, is often driven by politics and stakes. Left unchallenged, this often leads to formulation of Bills, motions and statements that are not based on research evidence and which serve partisan interests. Therefore, time has come when parliamentary leadership should be compelled to dedicate more resources to their in-house research services for capacity enhancement towards building a pool of specialized research and policy analysts,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “He also accepted responsibility on behalf of the Board, regarding the matter. He acknowledged that proper due diligence was not undertaken but reiterated that a review process is ongoing to determine and finalise on the matter including the reassessment of the said doctor,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I will be asking the HBC to propose a way forward with respect to the calendar of the House to ensure that the process is concluded within the statutory timelines,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “To facilitate the commencement of the deliberations, the counting of time with respect to the 14 days will commence when the public is notified in the usual manner, preferably on or before Thursday, March 21,” “It is also advisable that the concerned committees expeditiously commence the process of the consideration of approval of the nominee to enable speedy conclusion within the set timelines” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi added : “Unless a decision is reached by the consensus, any vote to be taken in the joint sitting of the committees shall be by separate Houses. This will ensure that the numerical difference of the individual members representing the Houses in the joint sittings has no effect on the decisions of the joint sittings of the committees,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “When politicians make scathing attacks on defenseless public servants, it is interpreted to mean they have no respect to the authority that appointed them to such positions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “This Article supersedes the much-hyped two thirds gender Bill,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi clarified : “expunging the offensive parts of the Report is not to mean that the entire report is discredited” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 15, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Because those who tried to challenge the implementation of the law did not get conservatory orders, the law is in force as we speak” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The report is normally forwarded to the agencies to act,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The manual head count shows that there are only 174 members present in the House. If the members are less than 233, then the net effect is that the motion is lost. This motion is therefore lost. Next order,” External link

kenyastar Friday, March 8, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Parliamentary Caucus ) : “We call upon all Speakers of Parliaments in the African region, in the spirit of strengthening their legislatures to fight corruption to recognize the National APNAC chapters as a Parliamentary Caucus,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "While a matter of major government policy as this falls within the mandate of the Transport, Public Works and Housing committee, PIC has an extended jurisdiction to examine whether the affairs of public investments are managed in accordance with sound financial principles and prudent financial practices," External link

nation-ke Friday, March 1, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Whatever you are saying has not come from me. On a matter of this magnitude that touches on the mandates of departmental and watchdog committees, you know how I communicate," External link

nation-ke Friday, March 1, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “However, it would be important to note that the PIC may deal with the matter if this was a query arising from the examination of audited reports and accounts of the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) or a special audit,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, March 1, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi noted : “Unlike many institutions such as the one I work in where we scream for headlines or compete for them, the Judiciary is a unique arm of government; it speaks through its judgments,” “We’re never able to tell what is going to be pronounced until it is pronounced. Those that support the Judiciary should emulate that practice,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 1, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Constitution has fixed a definite threshold of 233 MPs … for the House to a vote on second reading of Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2018,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi declared : “As per my direction, if the MPs present are less than 233 then voting shall not proceed. We have all seen we have 174 members are present. I cannot put the question because it would be an exercise in futility. The motion is thus lost,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “If it is being followed or a requirement being imposed on customers purporting to have force of law, unless it has been sanctioned by Parliament, they will be null and void,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “It is important for the House to heed to the provisions of the Constitution. Mobilise (Members of Parliament) on Wednesday and express yourselves,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 25, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained : "In regards to the situation in Kosovo, we are aware of the various instruments available at the international level such as Resolution 1244 of the United Nations Security Council. We hope that the discussions taking place in Brussels will bear fruit," External link

allafrica Monday, February 25, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi explained : “In regards to the situation in Kosovo, we are aware of the various instruments available at the international level such as Resolution 1244 of the United Nations Security Council. We hope that the discussions taking place in Brussels will bear fruit,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “I therefore refer the message from the President, together with the curriculum vitae of the nominees to the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security for consideration,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, February 19, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The committee should expeditiously notify the nominees and the general public of the time and place for holding the approval hearings, commence the necessary hearings and submit a report to the House on or before March 6, 2019,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “Indeed, where the grounds contain complaints that are of a criminal nature, they are at liberty to forward the petition to the DCI. I therefore direct the clerk to communicate my advisory to the petitioner,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The President having exercised his powers under Article 115 (1)(b) of the Constitution now requests the National Assembly to reconsider the bills, against his reservations and the recommendations proposed against each of the reservations and amend the bills in light of his reservations,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The voting threshold for the passage of amendments proposed by a committee or an individual member that have the effect of fully accommodating the President’s reservations is a simple majority,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Commission ) : “It is unconstitutional for MPs to increase their own salaries. That is a preserve of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC),” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The Public Officer Ethics Act provides for penalties against those involved in fundraisers. Only the Judiciary can enforce that,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The report is normally forwarded to the agencies to act,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi told : “The commission realised that the decision to get a new provider on board early this year was risky as it would have left the members exposed,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 7, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “The suspension is to allow you to spend valuable time with your families during the holiday season and also attend to your constituents,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:51:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "Honorable Members, the suspension is to allow you to spend valuable time with your families during the holiday season and also attend to your constituents," "In addition, this will avail the staff of Parliament an opportunity to take their annual leave and also begin preparations for the next Session" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:05:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “You cannot benefit from this as it will be against the Constitution,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:03:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “These proceedings have been instituted in blatant attempt to steal a match on the respondents by not disclosing the existence of the first petition,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:04:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "This House resolves that the government, through incentive-driven public-private partnerships, provides free, secure, risk-free and high quality Wi-Fi services in every constituency," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:52:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about Kenya Vision ) : “I am very delighted to note that China is a critical player in the implementation of the Kenya Vision 2030 and especially in the implementation of the capital intensive flagship projects such as the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:12:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : “It is gratifying to note that the programme predicatively envisages a smooth take off as we embark on our parliamentary business. We are all aware of the impending fresh Presidential elections and the after effect it is having on participation in the House. I am encouraged by the determination and the resolve exhibited by many of us and I look forward to better times ahead,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "I do not know why they did not attend," External link

coastweek Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:42:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : “This House under my watch will not be held hostage by members or parties that are exhibiting indolence,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said : “As you all know, Rome was not built in a day. We have tried to pass this rule although it was a bit late. We need to begin early if possible. However, whenever my US friends tell us to implement the gender principle, I always encourage them that you should also improve on the issue since you have been independent for more than 246 years,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 8, 2017 8:32:00 AM EAT

Justin Muturi said : "However, whenever my US friends tell us to implement the gender principle, I always encourage them to also improve on the issue having been independent for more than 246 years," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 7, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT

Justin Muturi said ( about House ) : "After the primaries, members who had lost had no interest in House sessions. It became very difficult to pass the rule since it requires 233 members," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 7, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
speaker41.99%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
national assembly speaker36.43%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
speaker of the national assembly14.48%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
house speaker4.32%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
president0.07%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
chief of the kenya0.07%EN08/21/201721/08/2017
senator0.07%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
solicitor0.07%EN06/05/201705/06/2017
chairman0.22%EN05/11/201711/05/2017
leader0.29%EN01/02/201702/01/2017
national national assembly speaker0.07%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
nationa assembly speaker0.15%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
speaker of national assembly0.37%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
speaker of kenya0.07%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
kenyan olympic committee chairman0.07%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
president kenyatta and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/18/201618/06/2016
speaker ekwee ethuro and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/08/201608/06/2016
mwathethe and national assembly speaker0.07%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
national assembly speaker0.44%SA09/08/201408/09/2014
speaker of the national assembly0.22%SA09/03/201403/09/2014
speaker0.22%SA08/25/201425/08/2014
mp0.15%EN09/10/200710/09/2007
Names Lang Count
Justin MuturiEN89.55%
Justin MuturiFR10.09%
Justin MuturiSA0.36%


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