Experts rekindle talk on reducing number of MPs, MCAs

Auditor-General Edward Ouko speaks before the National Assembly Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee on March 1, 2018, regarding a socio-economic audit of the Constitution. Mr Ouko's team proposed a reduction of the number of lawmakers. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Ms Odhiambo also urged Parliament to consider reviewing mandates of various constitutional commissions.
  • The committee is considering the report and is required to come up with specific constitutional amendment bills to reduce public expenditure.

The number of MPs and MCAs could reduce if Parliament implements a report by experts who conducted a socio-economic audit of the Constitution.

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