Nairobi MCAs Initiate Process Of Kicking Out NMS
Nairobi County Assembly has now kicked off a process to part ways with Nairobi Metropolitan Services NMS when its term expires in March 2022.
In a motion by Riruta MCA of Jubilee Party James Kiriba, there is need for the County Government to commence transitional engagements on reversal of all the transferred functions in anticipation of the end of the Deed of Transfer next year.
“Acknowledging that the said transfer agreement was effected via Gazette Notice No. 1605 dated 25th February 2020 that would see the National Government execute the said functions for an initial renewable period of 24 months from the date of execution; Further acknowledging that from the date of execution, being 17th March 2020, the agreement unless otherwise terminated, shall be in force until March 2022,’’ the motion reads in part.
‘‘Realizing the need for the County Government to commence transitional engagements on reversal of all the transferred functions in anticipation of the end of the Deed of Transfer; now therefore, this assembly resolves to establish a transitional oversight committee for the reversal of the transferred functions with its membership constituting the following” further reads the motion.
Kiriba wants Transitional Oversight Committee for the reversal of the transferred functions formed to oversee the process. The committee shall consist of House Leadership.
It will be guided with the following terms of reference: examine the measure put in place by the Executive Sectors whose functions were transferred in anticipation of the reversal of the transferred functions, assessment the readiness by the executive to receive back the transferred functions, examine all the assets and liabilities under the National Government from each sectors and plans put in place for handing over, Oversight on the guides and modalities that would guide towards the reversal of the transferred functions back to the County Government, including pending developments, report to the County Assembly with a Comprehensive Report within Four (4) months from the date of establishment of the Committee on the preparedness, modalities, assets and liabilities from the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) – being the donor entity and the Nairobi City County Government –being the recipient entity.
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