Former Kenya Ferry Services Director returns as Kenya Dairy Board Chair
The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Mithika Linturi, has announced the appointment of a new Kenya Dairy Board.
Through a gazette notice, former Kenya Ferry Services Director, Genesio Mugo, has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Kenya Dairy Board.
Mugo will serve alongside Joseph Kamau Mburu, Abraham Kiplel Rugut, Mercy Karimi Mbogo, Mike Koross, Fatuma Abdi Haji, Gabriel Pulei, Josephine Moraa Omanwa, and Beth Wangare Mbuthia who have been appointed as members of the board for a period of three years.
The appointments of Ignatius Kahiu, Kenneth Thimba, Roy Mugo Kaugi, Dishon Mwanzighe Mngoda, Mukina Kivuvani, Kennedy Gatheru, Monica Waithera Kareiithi, and Philip Kipkoech Kibusie have been revoked.
The new appointments will take effect on February 10, 2023.
The Kenya Dairy Board plays a crucial role in the development and regulation of the dairy industry in Kenya.
The appointment of a new board signals a new direction for the industry and an opportunity for growth and expansion. The dairy industry is a key contributor to the Kenyan economy, providing employment and income to thousands of Kenyans and playing a critical role in the food security of the country.