Interviews for Auditor-General post enter day two

Written By: Sarafina Robi
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Edward Ouko vacated office August last year after his term came to an end

A selected panel chaired by former administrator at the National Treasury Mutua Kilaka is interviewing contenders for the Auditor General’s post.

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The exercise that commenced Tuesday seeks a suitable candidate from ten who were shortlisted, to fill the post that has been vacant since August 2019 following the exit of former office holder General Edward Ouko.

On the first day Tuesday, five candidates who underwent scrutiny were listed as Dr Leonard Lari from Busia, Edwin Kipkoech Kamar from Elgeyo Marakwet, Benson Ochieng from Homa Bay, Silvester Ngei Kiini From Makueni and Elizabeth Wangui Nguringa from Nyeri.

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On Wednesday the team interviewed Idris Abdi Abdullahi from Wajir, Meshak Obiero Onyango from Siaya, Nancy Janet Kabui from Nyeri, Paul Wangila Masinde from Bungoma and Dennis Theuri Kariuki are facing the panel.

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The panel led by former National Treasury bureaucrat Mutua Kilaka is supposed to forward three names to the president and the scores of each of the 10 candidates to parliament for vetting.

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This comes after the defunct panel that was led by Sammy Onyango failed to get a suitable candidate to fill the position left vacant by former auditor general Edward Ouko in August last year.

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The Employment Court ruled that the Public Service Commission (PSC) selection panel that interviewed applicants for the position last year lacked the legal competence and validity to consider any applications for the re-advertised position.

 

 

 

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