County government now fully constituted

Kanyekini MCA Moses Migwi briefing the media moments after an approval sitting for Five Chief Officers  who were stood down late last year due to the long Xmas holidays.From the left is his Karumandi Ward counterpart Caroline Wanjiku

The Kirinyaga County Government Executive is now fully constituted after the  Assembly completed its approval sittings for the Chief  Officers .

During the special siting all the remaining Five Chief Officer  whose vetting process had been stood down due to the long Christmas holidays were approved .

The special sitting was presided over by the County Assembly Speaker Murimi Muteti whpo hailed the MCAs for their cooperation   during the tedious exercise .

Among those vetted and approved  was Gacigi Njagi Gacigi to head Administration , Special Programs and Liaison  at the Governor’s  Office    while  James Kihia who is now the new County Liquor Licensing Board Chairman .

Gacigi who joined  the  County Executive in 2017 as the Director of photography at the Governor’s Communication Department  will now also play the role of liaison at the county administration .

Kihia on the other  previously served as the KIRIWASCO Board Chairman and also played a pivotal  role  during the  UDA party  primaries up to the August 9 last year general elections.

Lillian Muthoni was also approved as the Chief officer for Environment and promised to ensure locals were well versed  with the effects and causes of climate  change .

Fredrik Bundi formerly the Njukiini MCA was approved to serve as the Chief Officer for Transport .

Kefa  Kariuki  who  was a nominated MCA during the second Assembly   got the approval of the  House  to serve as the Chief officer for Sports, Culture and Social Services.

Former  Finance Chief Officer  Patrick Mugo Ndathi is now the Chief Officer for Education and Public Service .

During the re-organisation of her new loom government Governor  Anne Waiguru  dropped six out of the 10 CECM’s .

Those  retained were James Mutugi (Education ), Rev Murimi Kanjobe (lands), Dennis Muchiimi Sports , Culture and Social Services while Jacqueline Njogu who headed the Agriculture docket is now the new Finance CEC .

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