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Nairobi, June 17, 2003

Press release - New appointments

In the continuing effort to improve the management, efficiency and effectiveness of the Government, His Excellency the President has made the following changes. In these changes, the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has been split into two Ministries to give adequate attention to livestock development, especially, in the Arid and Semi Arid Areas of the country.

These changes take effect immediately.

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Minister: Hon. Kipruto Rono Arap Kirwa

Assistant Ministers: Hon. George M. Khaniri

Hon. Joseph Nyaga

Hon. Wycliffe Osundwa has been relieved of his duties.

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Joseph K. Kinyua

MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT

Minister: Hon. Joseph Konzolo Munyao

Assistant Minister: Hon. Ahmad Mohamed Khalif

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Daniel Mule

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Minister: Hon. Chirau Ali Mwakwere

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Provincial Administration
& National Security:

Assistant Minister: Hon. Prof. Kivutha Kibwana

Defence:

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Sammy P.M. Kyungu

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Assistant Minister: Hon. Beth Wambui Mugo

MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND INFORMATION

Assistant Minister: Hon. Fred Gumo

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Assistant Minister: Hon. Moses Wetangula

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

Permanent Secretary: Dr. Gerishon K. Ikiara

MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Permanent Secretary: Mr. David Nalo

MINISTRY OF GENDER, SPORTS, CULTURE AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Permanent Secretary: Mrs Nancy Kirui

OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT AND MINISTRY OF NATIONAL RECONSTRUCTION

Permanent Secretary: Amb. Mahamud Mohamed Maalim

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Wellington P. Godo

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Zachary Ogongo

MINISTRY OF LANDS AND SETTLEMENT

Permanent Secretary: Mr. Kiriinya Mukiira

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Economic Secretary: Mr. Maurice P.J. Kanga

AMBASSADORIAL APPOINTMENTS

1. Mr. Marx Gad Njuguna Kahende - Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Permanent Representative to the European Union.

2. Mrs. Tabitha Jeptoo Seii - High Commissioner to the Republic of south Africa.

3. Col. (Rtd) Elijah Malekya Matibo - Ambassador to the Republic of Sudan.

4. Mr. Solomon Karanja - Permanent Representative to the United Nations HABITAT Programme, Nairobi.

5. Eng. Andrew Kiptoon - Permanent Representative to the united Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), Nairobi.

6. Prof. Judith Mbula Bahemuka - Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York.

CHANCELLORS TO PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

As a major departure from the previous practice, where the President of the Republic was Chancellor of all Public Universities, His Excellency the President has appointed the following as Chancellors:-


1. Mr. Joseph Barage Wanjui - University of Nairobi

2. Mr. Harris Mule - Kenyatta University.

3. Prof. Ali A. Mazrui - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture
and Technology

4. Mr. Bethuel K. Kiplagat - Egerton University

5. Mr. William Wamalwa - Maseno University

6. Prof. Bethwel Ogot - Moi University

The Government has also, with immediate effect, made the following appointments in the Boards and Management of State Corporations:


1. TANA AND ATHI RIVERS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Mr. Alex K. Mureithi

Deputy Managing Director - Mr. Ferdinard K. Wanyonyi

Board Members

Mr. Paul M. Mbatha
Mr. Josphat Musyimi Mulyungi
Mr. Mwaka Mungatana
Mrs. Joyce Mwangoji
Mrs. Beatrice Kanini Nyaga

2. LAKE BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - George Odeny Ngure

Managing Director - Mr. Bartholomew W. K. Wanyama
Deputy Managing Director - Dr. Felix George Odhiambo

3. KERIO VALLEY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Francis Mutwol

Managing Director - Eng. John Omutia Murunga

Deputy Managing Director - Francis Chepkonga Kipkoech

Board Members

Eng. John Chemitei
Johnstone Kanda Chepkwony
Mr. Mark Lomeirwo
Mr. Samuel K. Limo
Mrs. Rhoda Rotino
Dr. Wilson Kotut
Mr. Samuel Eregae
Mrs. Joyce Emaikor

4. COAST DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Francis K. Baya

Board Members

Mr. Ali Mohamed Fani
Mrs. Sofia Abdi

5. EWASO NYIRO SOUTH DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Mr. Jonathan S. Ole Kirorei

Managing Director - Mr. Paul M. Ntiati

Deputy Managing Director - Mr. Shem Onyango Okong'o

Board Members

Rev. Elias Kemerei Doibo
Ms. Jully Melly
Mr. Jonathan Tina Ole Kimei
Mrs. Tecla N. Murukushi
Mr. Shadrack K. Ole Rotiken
Mr. Peter Ole Kotikot
Mr. Jonathan Kipkorir Too
Major (Rtd) Isaac K. Chumo
Mr. Joseph Karuri Kamau
Managing Director Magadi Soda Co.

6. EWASO NYIRO NORTH DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Mr. Tache Bonsa

Managing Director - Eng. Abdulrazaq A. Ali

Board Members

Mr. Daudi Denge Kongo
Mr. Ntoitha M'Mithiaru
Mr. Elema Isaka Fila
Hon. Hussein Barre Shill
Mrs. Gumato Okur
Mr. Mohamed Haji Wario
Mrs. Sahara Ahmed Hillow
Mr. Peter P. Lekisaat
Mr. Abdinasir Mohammed Yarrow
Mr. Joshua Leparashau

7. KENYA LITERATURE BUREAU

Managing Director - Mr. Matthew Adams Karauri

8. KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Chairman - Mr. James R. Kangwana

Board Members

Mr. Jerry Okungu
Elizabeth Mueni Musyoka
Mrs. Catherine Kuria
Dr. Shanyisa Anota Khasiani
Mr. Koome Mwambia
Mr. Jillo Falana

9. SOUTH NYANZA SUGAR COMPANY (SONY)

Chairman - Elly Onuko Otondi

General Manager - Mr. Ambrose Otieno

Director

Mr. Ayub O. Migwalla
Mr. Joseph Ole Yiampoi

10. CHEMELIL SUGAR COMPANY LTD

Chairman - John K. Rotich

General Manager - Prof. Julius O. Nyakundi

Director - Mr. S. F. Mbeo Onyango

11. AGRICULTURAL FINANCE CORPORATION (AFC)

Chairman - Mr. Robert James Kigunda

General Manager - Mr. George Omari Nyamweya

Deputy General Manager - Mrs. Gladys N. Taraiya

Directors

Mr. Gerald Munene Mugo
Mr. Masudi Ali Mwakileo
Mr. Michael F. Alwala
Mrs. Rael Magut
Mr. Domic N. Kiruthi

12. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Chairman - Mr. Lee W. Waruinge

Managing Director - Mr. William K. Kirwa

Directors

Dr. James P. K. Mbandi
Mr. Samuel Murima Gitonga
Mr. Francis K. Tuiyot
Mr. Washington Auma-Oriare
Mr. Mike H. M. Tanyassis
Prof. Stephen G. Mbogor
Mr. Mwenda Thiribi

13. KENYA PLANT HEALTH INSPECTORATE SERVICE (KEPHIS)

Chairman - Prof. Juma A. Lugogo

Managing Director - Dr. John C. Kedera

Directors

Mr. Jeremiah Rutto
Dr. James M. Onsando
Ms. Lucy Waithaka
Dr. Wilson R. Opile
Dr. Paul K. Konuche


14. PYRETHRUM BOARD OF KENYA

Chairman - Mr. Henry Nyamu M'Nairobi

Managing Director - Eng. Martin O. Owiti


15. NYAYO TEA ZONES AUTHORITY

Chairman - Mr. Cherotich Chemobo

Managing Director - Dr. Anne Karimi Kinyua

Director

Dr. Apollo Oradho
Mr. Christopher Njogu Maranga
Mrs. Elizabeth Kakai
Robert Kipkorir

16. KENYA DAIRY BOARD

Chairman - Mr. Reuben Chesire

Managing Director - Mr. Paul Machira Gichohi

Board Members

Mansur Naji Said
Indris Maalim Yusuf
Wilson Kyalo
Dr. George K. Chiun
James N. Karanja
George Enos Cheloti
James Omolo Kayila
Mrs. J. Kambo
Ms. Cecilia Chege
Maison Kuseyo Tompo Sasai
Muhoho Kenyatta

17. HORTICULTURAL CROPS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Chairman - Prof. Rosalind W. Mutua

Managing Director - Mr. S. P. Gachanja

18. KENYA WINE AGENCIES (KWAL)

Chairman - Mr. Sammy Mbova

Managing Director - Mr. Francis Oyugi Okuku


19. EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL

Chairman - Prof. Peter Kimuyu

Managing Director - Mr. Matanda Wabuyela


20. EXPORT PROCESSING ZONES AUTHORITY

Chairman - Mr. Murtaza Jaffer

21. KENYA INDUSTRIAL ESTATES

Chairman - Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Barrack O. C. Onyango

Managing Director - Mr. Henry M. Mwaniki

22. INVESTMENT PROMOTION CENTRE

Chairman - Prof. Henry Bwisa

23. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK

Chairman - Mr. Obadiah Mbaya

24. INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (ICDC)

Chairman - Mr. David Sankori

Chief Executive - Eng. Joseph Munyiri Munene

25. EAST AFRICAN PORTLAND CEMENT COMPANY

Chairman - Mr. Benson S. Ndeta

Managing Director - Eng. Emanuel Charo Birya

26. KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

Chairman - Eng. James E. Okwero Owino

Managing Director - Eng. John M. Masila

The current Managing Director, Dr. Margaret Rotich to be deployed in the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

27. KENYA INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (KIRDI)

Managing Director - Dr. Patrick Muturi

28. THE SPORTS STADIA MANAGEMENT BOARD

Chairman - Mr. Philemon Arodi Abong'o

29. POSTAL CORPORATION OF KENYA

Chairman - Mr. Njage Kagau

30. NATIONAL HOUSING CORPORATION

Chairman - Mr. Zephaniah Mogunde Anyieni

Managing Director - Mr. James Abok Odera

Board Members

Ms. Majda Povoden Nginja
Mr. David Kenneth Toro
Mr. Constantine A. Malai
Mr. Elias Kaburu Murithi


Dated the… 18th june. 2003
Amb. Francis K. Muthaura, MBS
PERMANENT SECRETARY, SECRETARY TO THE CABINET AND HEAD OF PUBLIC SERVICE

   



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