The Kenya Ports Authority on Wednesday made staff changes amid graft probe at the parastatal.

A total of 16 senior officials were moved including at least three who are under investigation over the Sh40 billion Kipevu scandal.

The three include Head of Procurement and Supplies Anthony Nyamancha, Tender Opening and Evaluation Committee Secretary Aza Dzengo and William Tenay, a member of the due diligence team.

Mr Nyamancha has been moved to Kampala, Uganda where he will work as the head of liason markets. Mr Dzengo has been appointed as the head of procurement and supplies in an acting capacity while Mr Tenay has been named the head of project development.

Other officials who have been redeployed include Kennedy Nyaga, who will be project manager at the Lamu port, Peter Masinde, who will head the inland container depot in Nairobi while Tony Kibwana has been named as the acting head of security services.

Mirriam Khamis has been moved to Nairobi where she will head the ICT department, Millicent Omollo will head of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) reconciliation at the inland container deport in Nairobi.

Onesmus Ngumbao has been named as the acting head of management accounting.

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