Elijah Memusi Kanchory

Parties & Coalitions

All parliamentary appearances

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  • 10 May 2022 in National Assembly: Thank you very much, Hon. Temporary Deputy Speaker. Let me join my colleagues by supporting this Military Veterans Bill. This House has passed very important legislations for this country. However, this one stands out. It seeks to celebrate those who have served this country. We have a tradition of celebrating those who have done well for this country only when they are no more. view
  • 10 May 2022 in National Assembly: I rise to support this Bill. Let me state the following. We can all contribute and state the many sacrifices and achievements that our military has made. However, I will look at the small things that this Bill seeks to bring. There are small things that are really important in retirement. My colleagues have talked about medical care. When one retires, he really needs it. Medical care is one of the things that is in this Bill. We also have a small thing like free parking which my Chair stated here. These are small things that really go a long ... view
  • 10 May 2022 in National Assembly: I have served in the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations for two terms now. I served in the 11th Parliament. I am still serving in this Parliament. I have had a close interaction with our military. When people say that we are going to militarise institutions in this country as a criticism, if it is possible, let us do that in all our institutions. These people show exemplary performance in every task that they are given. For example, my Chair talked about Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) which is an institution that had gone to the dogs. It was ... view
  • 10 May 2022 in National Assembly: from a pastoralist community. I know that this is an institution that will uplift the livelihoods of our people. When young people join the military, it starts as a job. However, when they get into it, they realise that this is not just a job. When most of us are seeking for jobs, the things that we think of are comfort and financial gain. However, you forget about these things in the military. You forget about your comfort and remuneration that will make your life better. It ends up being a sacrifice. There is a lot we can say about ... view
  • 10 May 2022 in National Assembly: With those few comments, I support. Thank you. view
  • 5 Oct 2021 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I was waiting to contribute to a Statement by Hon. Sossion, but let me just add to the voices of my colleagues on this Petition. The Petitioner is within his constitutional right to petition this House, however unpopular that might be. However, something has concerned me. Hon. Didmus mentioned that it would be important to review term limits. The Hon. Member is a staunch supporter of the Deputy President. I do not know if that is what they plan to do if by any chance the Deputy President becomes President by bad luck. That concerned me, ... view
  • 5 Oct 2021 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I was waiting to contribute to a Statement by Hon. Sossion, but let me just add to the voices of my colleagues on this Petition. The petitioner is within his constitutional right to petition this House, however unpopular that might be. However, something has concerned me. Hon. Didmus mentioned that it would be important to review term limits. The Hon. Member is a staunch supporter of the Deputy President. I do not know if that is what they plan to do if by any chance the Deputy President becomes President by bad luck. That concerned me, ... view
  • 5 Oct 2021 in National Assembly: Hon. Speaker, I rise to ask the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works the following Question: (i) Could the Cabinet Secretary provide the construction status of the roads under Contract No. KURA/DEV/HQ/336/2019-2020 in Kajiado Central Constituency? The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposesonly. A certified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view
  • 5 Oct 2021 in National Assembly: (ii) Could the Cabinet Secretary explain what has led to the inordinate delays in the execution of the contract and provide the expected timelines for its completion? (iii) Could the Cabinet Secretary provide the contract details including the contract sum, the number of employees engaged and the amount of funds that the contractor been paid so far against the works done? (iv) Could the Cabinet Secretary explain how the contractor incorporated corporate social responsibility (CSR) while undertaking the project? Thank you, Hon. Speaker. view
  • 5 Oct 2021 in National Assembly: Hon. Speaker, I rise to ask the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works: The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposesonly. A certified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view

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