Kiraithe: At least 400 heads of Procurement and Accounting cleared

Written By: Micheal Njuguna


The government says at least 400 heads of Procurement and Accounting Units have been cleared to return to work and resume their duties in the ongoing fresh vetting ordered by President Uhuru Kenyatta during this year’s Madaraka Day.

In a statement Government Spokesperson Eric Kiraithe said due to the employer/employee confidentiality terms, communication to the officers as to the condition of return is to be effected by respective authorized officers.

Also Read  Food security through land reclamation

Kiraithe said those who will not have been cleared to return to office will be processed in line with existing law, human resource guidelines, and within the doctrine of the Fair Administrative Action Act.

Also Read  Taita Taveta installs CT scan to improve health services

At the same time Kiraithe said the fresh vetting process for the first cohort of officers is about to be concluded.

Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 22163

Kiraithe further said the next cohort of officers has been identified, and will shortly receive the requisite details.

Also Read  Former PCEA moderator Gathanju's case set for November

The Government in June ordered all heads of procurement and accounting units in ministries, departments, agencies and state corporations to step aside for fresh vetting as part of the government’s revitalized initiatives against corruption.


Tell Us What You Think