President Uhuru urges EALA to strengthen secretariat to serve region better.

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the East African Legislative Assembly to strengthen its secretariat so that it can serve the region better and play a bigger role in integration.

The President said a strengthened secretariat will enable the regional assembly to play a bigger role in the free movement of goods and people within the region.

President Kenyatta made the remarks when he held a meeting with the Speaker of EALA, Mr Martin Ngonga, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi on May 4, 2018.

The EALA Speaker was accompanied by regional legislators including Dr Oburu Odinga, Simon Mbugua and Wanjiku Muhia. They were also accompanied by Peter Munya, the Cabinet Secretary for East African Community and Northern Corridor Development and Ken Obura, Chief Administrative Secretary in the ministry.