Yesterday, the UK High Commissioner to Kenya, Nic Hailey, paid a visit to Senate Majority Leader of the Senate and Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet County Kipchumba Murkomen.
The pair discussed matters of mutual benefit to the UK and Kenya two countries with Mr Hailey Tweeting later that it was good to hear about the Senator’s agenda for the year ahead.
Senator Kipchumba Murkomen is a Kenyan lawyer and politician who serves as the Majority Leader of the Senate. He was elected Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet County in 2013. He was easily re-elected in 2017 on a Jubilee ticket beating former inspector General of police David Kimaiyo.
On Monday, as well as meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly J.B. Muturi, the High Commissioner paid a courtesy call on Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka.
They had what Speaker Lusaka described as “interesting talks that centered on UK cooperation with the Senate of Kenya, a Pro-Devolution Senate and the political situation in the country.