Vetting of CS nominees to start on Monday
The vetting of President William Ruto’s Cabinet nominees will begin next week on Monday, Speaker Moses Wetang’ula has said.
The Committee on Appointment, which will oversee the vetting, was approved during the morning parliament session on Wednesday and is scheduled to convene on Thursday for a briefing and to draft a vetting plan for the nominee.
The Members of Parliament fronted the Committee of Appointments include; Nelson Koech, Rahab Wachira Mukami, Dido Ali Raso, George Gitonga Murugara, David Gikaria, Ferdinand Wanyonyi, Mary Emaase, Abdul Rahim Dawood, Junet Mohamed, Caleb Amisi, Stephen Mule, Abdi Shurie, Naisula Lesuuda, David Pkosing, and Mishi Mboko.
The committee also includes members such as the speaker, deputy speaker Gladys Shollei, Majority Leader Kimani Ichungwa, his deputy Owen Baya, Majority Whip Silvanus Osoro and his deputy Naomi Waqo, Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi, his deputy Robert Mbui, Minority Whip Junet Mohamed and deputy Sabina Chege, Minority Whip Junet Mohamed and deputy Sabina Chege.
According to majority leader Kiamani Ichungwa, the names of the committee were unanimously agreed upon by the House Business Committee (HBC) with a report expected on or before October 27.
Several MPs have voiced concerns in parliament, claiming that certain people on the CSs list are acceptable and capable of any job in government while others are not.
The nominated CSs have been undergoing an induction at the Kenya School of Government