Nakuru — Nakuru County Government has after all sworn it is County Executive Committee Members after a winding court docket combat.
The CECMs have been sworn as of late in a temporary rite on the County Headquarters bringing to an finish a stalemate between Governor Susan Kihika and two petitioners.
Speaking after the swearing in rite, Kihika stated it was once now not simple working the county by myself for 3 and a part months.
“My 100 days starts today, the journey to deliver on my pledges starts today and I urge the CECMs to immediately get to office and start working,” she stated.
Kihika stated the previous few months since her set up because the Governor were overwhelming as a result of she didn’t have CECMs of County Officers.
“The CECMs will find their in-trays full and but this should not worry residents since the team is up to the task,” she stated.
Nakuru county is the final to have CECMs after two petitioners, Magete Gikenyi and Daniel Bett moved to court docket in early October opposing the nomination listing.
The petitioners instructed the Employment and Labour Relations Court that the listing was once unlawful because it didn’t replicate the county’s ethnic range.
The ELRC quashed the nomination listing on December 5 and instructed the governor to verify her new appointment was once inside the charter.
Today, Kihika stated the brand new nominees have been assets vetted and handed through the County Assembly.
She instructed her cupboard to care for integrity and keep away from interdepartmental wrangles.
The Governor maintained that not one of the CECMs was once appointed to serve their ethnic group, Constituency of area however to serve the folk of Nakuru with out favour or affection.
Out of the ten CECMs, just one, Jacqueline Osoro who was once retained from the former regimes.
Besides being the substantive CECM for Public Service and Devolution all through former Governor Lee Kinyanjui’s management, Osoro was once performing minister for Health.
Kihika stated she gave Osoro the Health docket for continuity as a result of well being was once probably the most essential services and products that her management was once granting particular focal point.
Former Naivasha MP, John Kihagi will probably be in fee of Lands, Housing and Urban making plans whilst former Biashara ward MCA, Stephen Muiruri will grasp the Trade docket.
Others are Education, Youth and ICT Ziporrah Wambui, Agriculture Fisheries and Cooperatives Leonard Kipkoech Bor, Sports, Josephine Atieno Achieng, Public Service Management, Roselyne Wanjiru Mungai, Environment Joseph Tanui Mara, Infrastructure Eng Michael Kamau Karanja and Finance and financial Planning Stephen Iribe Njogu.
Author: Capital FM