• Karen Nyamu will be among the decision makers on various matters in the senate.
• Karen Nyamu was elected the Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee on National Security, Defense, and Foreign Relations.
Nominated senator Karen Nyamu landed a new role after being elected the Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee on National Security, Defense, and Foreign Relations.
Karen announced on her socials and thanked those who believed in her leadership skills.
"It is indeed a huge honour to be elected as the Vice Chair Person of the Standing Committee on National Security, Defence and Foreign Relations this morning.
This is an indication of the trust my fellow Committee members have in my ability to serve in this capacity over and above my role as a senator," she wrote.
Karen Nyamu's fame has been growing since she unsuccessfully vied for a women's rep position in 2017.
According to the National Assembly’s official website, the Standing Committee on National Security and Foreign Relations works to consider all matters related to regional integration, national security, foreign relations, international relations, agreements, treaties, and conventions.
Standing Order 216 (4) and (5) mandates the Committee to oversight Ministries and Departments including Defense, Foreign Affairs, East African Community and Regional Development, and the National Intelligence Service.
Karen will be among the decision makers on matters about Kenya’s defense, intelligence, foreign relations, diplomatic and consular services, international boundaries including territorial waters and international relations as well as agreements, treaties, and conventions with other nations.
She will also be in charge of apportioning the military budget and who gets appointed as Kenyan Ambassadors, Consulars, and Commissioners to foreign countries among other duties.
Here are what her fans said about the appointment;
kattie_maina: Wewe na mtu wako Kwa favor na Grace ya God mkonovi.
grace_jioms: Congratulations karenzo🎉... God's favor it is..
ylah_shie: Proud of you mama mimo😍😍keep shining.
Njoroge.angel: And someone somewhere is waiting for your downfall 🤭 continue shining mhesh God's always favor outdo the opposition.
drew_saggz: Congratulations are in order... Chapaa wax.
dorcas_kahuthu: Congratulations @karenzo.nyamu. You deserve it and you are equal to the task. You inspire me.