Court quashes bid to stop vetting of procurement officers
SEE ALSO :Professor Magoha to be vetted next weekOmtatah did not disclose that he had a pending case against Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua on the same matter. What next According to a notice issued on June 4 by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, the officers will proceed on a 30 day forced leave as their deputies assume their roles. The officials are then required to submit their personal information to Kinyua’s office as per the directive of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The information includes certified copies of mobile money statements of the officers and their spouses for a period of six months, and three-year income tax returns for they and their businesses for the last three years. An independent consulting firm will be engaged to work with the Public Service Commission to weed out corrupt officials. The independent firm is expected to conduct polygraph tests on the procurement and finance officers.
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