In Summary
  • Also appointed is former Health executive member in Kiambu County, Dr Jonah Manjari Mwangi.
  • He said he was optimistic that the assembly will approve his nominees.

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui on Thursday unveiled a list of 10 county executive nominees.

Among those selected include Mr Kinyanjui’s close aide Mr Raymond Komen Kimutai, who has been proposed for the position of Education, ICT and e-government.

Mr Komen served as the Chief of Staff under former governor Kinuthia Mbugua administration before he was sacked in controversial circumstances.

TASK FORCE

Also appointed is former Health executive member in Kiambu County, Dr Jonah Manjari Mwangi. He will head the Health docket.

Dr Manjari is coming at a time when a Health Task Force appointed by Mr Kinyanjui released its findings and painted a gloom picture of the sector.

While releasing the names, Mr Kinyanjui said Dr Manjari is a resident of Nakuru County and hails from Naivasha.

Another nominee is the Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organisation (Karlo) Centre Director at Njoro Food Centre, Dr Immaculate Njuthe Maina. She has been nominated to head the Agriculture docket.

The head of Health, Safety and Environment in charge of the Western Region at the Kenya Pipeline Company Ms Lucy Wanjiku Kariuki is the nominee for the Lands, Housing and Physical Planning docket.

COUNTY COMMISSIONER

The Deputy County Commissioner in Turkana Mr Lawrence Mwangangi Mwania has been nominated to become the next executive member in charge of Public Service, Training and Devolution.

The former Chief Executive officer of Britam Insurance Company and Real Insurance Company Mr Joseph Wainaina Kiuna has been nominated for the position of Finance and Economic Planning docket.

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