In Summary
  • The governor said the Cabinet positions had been shared equally among the county’s six constituencies and also adhered to the two-thirds gender rule.

  • He said the list was suggested by the county’s six MPs and was vetted by human resource experts.

Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga has dropped all county executives who served in his first regime in the latest list forwarded to the county assembly for vetting.

Those on the list include Mr Kut Ochogo, a member of Public Service Board, for the Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries docket, Mr Joseph Ogutu, Chief Officer Governance and Administration, to be in charge of Finance and Economic Planning, Ms Dorothy Owino, Chief Officer Health, who has been promoted to manage the health docket.

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Others are Jaoko Oburu (Tourism Arts Culture and Sports), Dismas Wakla (Governance and Administration), George Rubik (Water and Irrigation Environment Resources).

Also on the list is Mary Olute (Education, Youths and Gender Services), George Oyieko (Public Works, Roads and Transport), Elizabeth Achieng’ (Trade, Industrialisation, Co-operative Development) and Adrian Ouma (Lands, Housing and Physical Planning ).

County Assembly Speaker George Okode, who confirmed the receipt of the list, has since directed the Appointment Committee to vet the nominees and present its report to the House in two weeks for debate.

“Submit its full report in the House on the 3rd of October for debate and approval,” the Speaker instructed the committee. 

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