Principal Secretary for Correctional Services Esther Ngero has resigned.
In a statement issued by the Head of Public Service Felix Koskei on Tuesday, Ngero decided to step down from her position due to personal reasons.
‘His Excellency the President has received and accepted with regret the resignation of Ms Esther Ngero, Principal Secretary for Correctional Services, who is leaving office for personal reasons,” reads the statement
Ngero who was recently reassigned from the State Department for Performance Management and Delivery Services in the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary to the State Department for Correctional Services becomes to the first PS to resign in President William Ruto’s administration.
Koskei lauded Ngero for being instrumental in establishing the institutional framework to support the implementation of Public Service performance Management and Monitoring for Ministries, State Departments and State Agencies (MDAs).
“The head of state and government has conveyed his gratitude to Ms Ngero for her service to the nation and wished her the very best in all her future endeavours,” said Koskei
A certified accountant by training, Ngero joined the ranks of Principal Secretaries in December, 2022 after an almost two-decades career in the petroleum sector.