State five functions of the speaker of the National Assembly in Kenya. (5 marks)
- Is the spokesperson and head of the house.
- Presides over the proceedings of the house.
- Disciplines errant members and interprets standing orders to the members
- Protects the dignity and authority of the house.
- Represents parliament at official functions outside the house.
- He is the chairperson of the parliamentary service commission.
- Swears in new members of parliament.