In Summary
  • In August 2018, Dr Laboso appointed her deputy, Dr Hillary Barchok, as the Trade CEC.
  • He took over from Mr Benard Ngeno who moved to the Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture docket.
  • The changes followed Dr Laboso’s frustration as she sought to fill the Youth docket.

Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso has reshuffled her chief officers in a second change to her cabinet since taking office a year ago.

In changes announced on Tuesday, the chief officer in charge of Land, Housing and Urban Planning Richard Sigei has swapped positions with his Environment counterpart Joseph Kebenei.

"The changes takes effect immediately," states a brief statement issued by the Director of Communication Ezra Kirui.

In August 2018, Dr Laboso appointed her deputy, Dr Hillary Barchok, as the County Executive Member for Trade, Energy, Tourism and Industry.

He took over from Mr Benard Ngeno who moved to the Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture docket.

He had been acting in the position for one year, besides having been the substantive CEC for Trade.

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