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Sunday, 29 December 2013 17:06

Ruto Backs Kenyatta on Parastatal Appointments

Ruto Backs Kenyatta on Parastatal Appointments

Deputy President William Ruto has defended President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move of hiring of 26 new parastatal chiefs including former civil service boss Ambassador Francis Muthaura.

Speaking during the homecoming party of legislator Mustafa Idi, Ruto said majority of the appointments were youthful and said the older generation should not be excluded from government.


The Deputy President intimated that the list met constitutional and regional balance requirements.


Ruto’s sentiments were backed by Kinangop Mp Stephen Mburu and Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen.


The Deputy President also faced rebellion on the parastatal appointments matter from leaders present.


Among those opposed to the appointments were Shakila Abdala, Gideon Mung’aro, Dan Kazungu and Abdul Samad Nassir who blamed the President for rewarding former MPs and retired civil servants the jobs.


Some of the Mps said that the appointments should be revoked and those appointed vetted to know their capabilities.


Wangui Ngechu

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