Agricultural Committee

2008 – 2008: Vice Chairman Departmental Committee on Agriculture, Lands and Natural Resources
2008 – 2009: Chairman Departmental Committee on Agriculture, Lands and Natural Resources
2009 – 2013: Chairman Departmental Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Cooperatives

Oversaw six (6) Ministries as below and the over 100 Parastatals falling under them:
2. Ministry of Agriculture
3. Ministry of Cooperative Development
4. Ministry of Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Areas
5. Ministry of Regional Development
6. Ministry of Fisheries Development
7. Ministry of Livestock Development

Known for serious oversight on:
• Maize
• Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
• New KCC
• KMC
• KPCU
• Kenya Sugar Authority etc
• Potatoes
• KEVEVAPI

Helped consolidate Agriculture Acts into 8 No including:
• Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA)
• Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research
• Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Para-Professionals

Also served as a member of several other Departmental and Select Committees as follows:
1. Liaison Committee
2. Budget Committee
3. Select Committee on the Root Causes of Cattle Rustling that sought to identify the causes of cattle rustling within Kenya and find solutions for lasting peace.
4. Special Parliamentary caucus on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
5. Member of Korea and French Parliamentary Friendship Association

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