Kitui County has sworn in a new Public Service Board, following successful vetting by the County assembly.
The Board will be chaired by Dr. Florence Makindi, Francis Muinde Kiliku as the Vice-Chairperson, and Mr. Muthengi as the Secretary.
This comes after the expiry of the former Board officials’ six-year term in July 2019.
The ceremony, hosted by Governor Charity Ngilu in the presence of County Secretary Dr. Chepchieng, took place at the county headquarters today.
The oath of office was administered by Kitui Chief Magistrate Stephen Mbungi and witnessed by Magistrate Felistus Nekesa.
The members were appointed by the Governor through a competitive process then vetted and approved by the County Assembly of Kitui.
Speaking during the swearing-in, Governor Ngilu appealed to the new members to maintain integrity while serving the public.
The governor said her office will offer the necessary support to the board and other public servants working for the residents of Kitui in discharging their duties.
“It’s a huge relief to Kitui people who have waited for 2 years for the CPSB to be in place and serve them, especially the youth who will now fully enjoy employment opportunities available in the public service”. She said.
The Governor thanked the County Assembly for playing their role in the recruitment process of the board and urged MCAs to continue working closely with the executive for better service delivery to Kitui people and called on the new members to discharge their duties with discretion, dignity, and professionalism.
Sworn in today were members Dr. Florence Makindi, Francis Muinde Kiliku, Winfred Tumbo, Hassan Mohammed Mutubwa, Joseph Kyavoa, and David Munyao.
The Board was sworn into office according to Article 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Public Service Code of Conduct.
Article By Barrack Muli