About Lamu County Assembly

Article 176 of the Constitution establishes the County Assembly which shall consist of members elected by the registered voters of the wards; each ward constituting a single member constituency, on the same day as a general election of Members of Parliament, being the second Tuesday in August, in every fifth year;

The number of special seat members necessary to ensure that no more than two-thirds of the membership of the Assembly are of the same gender; the number of members of marginalized groups, including persons with disabilities and the youth, prescribed by an Act of Parliament; and the Speaker, who is an ex-officio member.

The County Assembly is the Legislative arm of the County Government responsible for the formulation of laws that regulate the conduct and activities within the County and  provide oversight.

Committees of the Assembly are essentially the engine rooms of the Assembly.

MISSION:

Ensuring the provision of responsive, accountable, and optimal service delivery to the people of Lamu County

VISION:

To be a responsive and an accountable assembly that ensures the provision of optimal service delivery to the people of Lamu County

CORE VALUES:

The core values of the assembly are:

  • Integrity
  • MCAs and Staff of the County Assembly of Lamu will endeavour to maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior in the conduct of public and personal affairs.

  • Accountability
  • MCAs and Staff of the County Assembly of Lamu will operate in an open and transparent manner.

  • Responsiveness
  • The County Assembly will act in a manner that takes into account the needs, and the views of the people of Lamu County, and ensure that the same is being done by all Lamu public institutions and officers.

  • Impartiality
  • The MCAs and staff of the County Assembly of Lamu will act in objective manner, provide, and ensure that services are provided to the people of Lamu County without any discrimination on any grounds.

     

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