Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed says she’s pleased with the progress being made by the Cricket Normalization Committee in developing the sports new constitution.
The cricket Normalization Committee headed by retired judge Joyce Aluoch was constituted in March 2021 by the government to help draw up a new constitution for the sport.
The completion of the constitution making process is expected to help return cricket to normalcy after years of being saddled with maladministration.
Through her official twitter handle Amina revealed that the process could soon be over calling for support from cricket stakeholders .
‘The Committee will soon subject the Constitution to stakeholders for validation and thereafter organize and coordinate elections of new office bearers.I urge all the Cricket stakeholders, to continue supporting the Committee so that together we can bring back the much desired glory in Kenya’s Cricket”, read the tweet.
The 6 member committee co chaired by retired judge Alnasir Vishram has several mandates including:
Coordinate the finalisation of the Draft Constitution and ensure its validation in line with the requirements of the Sports Act 2013 and the ICC Statutes.
Ensure the smooth running of Cricket Kenya’s operations including team preparations for local and international events.
Coordinate and facilitate the compliance of Cricket Kenya to the ICC requirements,
Facilitate the elections of new officials as per the validated Constitution.
Hand over Cricket Kenya to newly elected officials after a successful election.
Recommend to the CS solutions to the problems facing Cricket Kenya.
In 2018, International Cricket Council (ICC) issued a Suspension Notice to Kenya following glaring governance lapses within Cricket Kenya and non-compliance with ICC Membership criteria.
Cricket Kenya has forfeited a total of Ksh.142.7 million shillings in ICC grants in 2019 and 2020.