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Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 19:42 EATamboleokata@gmail.com
Nakuru County governor Lee Kinyanjui has on Thursday released proposed names of ten people to serve in his cabinet. Addressing the media in his office, Kinyanjui said that the nominees who have proposed by the county public service board are people with unparalleled qualifications and excluded confidence that the names would be easily approved by the county assembly.
In the proposed list of ten seven are men while three are women. Those who have proposed include: Eng Lucy Wanjiku Kariuki to head the lands, housing and physical planning docket, Lawrence Mwangangi Mwania to head the public service, training and devolution docket; Joseph Wainaina Kiuna to head the finance and economic planning docket and Dr Immaculate Njuthe Maina for agriculture, livestock, fisheries and co-operatives docket.
Others are Eng Joseph Irungu Mburu for infrastructure docket; Halima Gababa Abdulahi to head the youth, culture, gender, sports and social services docket; Dr Jonah Manjari Mwangi for the health services docket; Raymond Komen Kimutai for the education, ICT and E-government docket; Festus Ng’eno for the water environment, energy and natural resources docket and Dr Peter Evans Kiplang’at to head the trade, industry, marketing and tourism docket.
The proposed names have already been submitted to the county assembly for vetting and approval. The assembly has the liberty to either approve or reject any of the names which have been submitted by the county executive.
While the nominees are yet to be vetted, a number of political analysts praised the list as being balanced to reflect the demographic diversity of Nakuru County.
Governor Kinyanjui at the same time promised that the proposed list of county government chief officers will be ready by Thursday of next week.
The writer is contributing reporter for the Kenya Free Press based in Nakuru County