Kenyans called for public participation over Inspector General nominee

Kenyans have been called upon to submit any representation contesting the suitability of Hillary Nzioki Mutyambai who has been nominated to take over the position of Inspector General of Police.

The representations according to the clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai and his Senate counterpart Jeremiah Nyengenye should reach their offices by Wednesday 27th of this month before parliament begin vetting of the nominee on 28th.

The nominee will be vetted by the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security of the National Assembly and the Senate as well as the standing committee on National Security and Foreign Relations of both houses.

If approved, Mutyambai will replace Joseph Boinnet whose four year non-renewable term expired last week.

Boinnet who was sworn in on March 11, 2015 was in control of a police service that  has seen both the AP and the Kenya Police operate  under a single command Under the radical changes he introduced to harmonize operations.

President Uhuru Kenyatta nominated Mr Hilary Mutyambai last week for the appointment of the Inspector General of Police following the retirement of Joseph Boinnet.

The President further nominated Boinnet for the position of Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife.

In Executive order number 4 of 2019, President Uhuru also appointed Mr Wycliffe Ogalo as the Commissioner General Kenya Prisons service, Brigadier Vincent Naisho Loonena as the Director General Kenya Coast Guard Service as well as Brigadier John Migui Waweru as Director General Kenya Wildlife Service.


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