President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed former Secretary to the Cabinet,Francis Kimemia as the chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC).
The President also ensured he impressed the Nandi residents by appointing former Nandi Member of Parliament,Henry Kosgei to the position of chairman of the Tourism Fund while former Police Commissioner Major General (Rtd) Mohammed Hussein Ali, was appointed as the chairman of the NGO Coordination Board.
Business mogul Chris Kirubi was appointed the non-executive chairman of the Brand Kenya Board.
The appointments come amid huge outcry from the youths, with a number claiming that the President has forgotten them.
However, the President had earlier clarified that such positions are reserved for people with huge amount of experience, and they won’t be attractive for the youths since they only attract allowances.
Other appointments include:
Millicent Ogutu to the Kenya Copyright Board
Jas Bedi to the Export Promotion Council
Simon Kitambaa to the National Council for Population and Development
Rehema Jaldesa to the Kenya Industrial Estates
Mark Bor to be Non-Executive Chairperson of the Kenyatta National Hospital
Joshua Nyamweya Oigara to the the Energy Regulatory Commission
Jackson Selela Ole Mwanik to the Ewaso Ngiro South Development Authority
Paul Tergat to the Kenya Academy of Sports Council
Francis Baya to the Kenya Literature Bureau
Jimmy Kariuki to the Kenya Tourism Board
Francis Kuria Gatonye to the Pest Control Products Board
Betty Addero Radier to the Board of Tourism Research Institute