Hon. David O. Kombo
The Honourable David Ondimu Kombo was born in south Mugirango Sub-County of Kisii County in 1945. He became the Second Speaker of the Kisii County Assembly, after his election at the First Sitting of the Second Assembly in September 2017.
Hon. Kombo, a Certified Public Accountant has a range of experience in the public sector, having served in various capacities in the National Government and Devolved Units.
He was a Member of Parliament (MP) and an Assistant Minister for Commerce, when he represented the people of South Mugirango between 1988 and 1992.
The Speaker has also served as a board member in various governmental organizations and was a one-time Town Treasurer and Town Clerk for the defunct Municipal Council of Kisii.
Before his election as the Speaker, Hon. Kombo was the Chairman of the Kisii County Public Service Board, which he served from its inception on October 2013 to August 2017 when he successfully vied for the Speaker’s post.
Hon. Kombo’s vision is to lead a united Assembly in achieving its mandate of legislation, representation and oversight, to ensure that the people of Kisii County are satisfied with the services offered by their government.
“Without proper oversight, the executive may relax on their mandate. We need to leave this assembly better than we found it.”
His roles in the County Assembly include:
- Controlling the proceedings in the County Assembly and giving direction to County Assembly committees
- Disciplining members of County Assembly in case of ant misconduct in the county assembly.
- Giving members of County Assembly the chance to contribute towards house debate where he ensures that the minorities are given a fair hearing before the will of the majority prevails.
- Issuing orders and making rules for the regulation of visitors to the County Assembly precincts and represent County in its relation with other County
Chairs County Assembly sittings and maintain the attendance register.