Thirty Members of the Kwale County Assembly elected at the August polls will be sworn in on Wednesday at the Assembly in Kwale Town.
They include 20 elected and 10 nominated MCAs.
They are thereafter expected to elect their speaker and deputy speaker.About nine people will be contesting for the speaker’s post.Former speaker Sammy Ruwa who served for two terms is among the candidates.
Ruwa previously vied for the county top seat but finished fifth after being trounced by Fatuma Achani.
Others who will be vying for assembly speaker’s position are Patrick Mangale, Juma Lumumba, Beduni Mwawasaa, Seth Kamanza, Omar Zonga, William Mjape, Salim Suleiman and Ganzala Chiponda.
Security has been beefed up around the precincts of the county assembly with police officers manning all entry points and roads leading to the assembly chambers.
Achani vied for and won the governor’s seat and took the oath of office last month, becoming the first female governor in the Coast region.
She succeeded former governor Salim Mvurya through an UDA party ticket.