Kilifi MCAs claim they are living in fear after approving casuals' sacking
SEE ALSO :We want inclusive party: MP“I had attended a function at the governor’s office when a group of youths confronted me ready to beat me up. I was rescued by the governor’s security officers, who whisked me to my car before I sped off,” said Mwayaa He said those who wanted to attack him were not casuals from the county. “Relatives of those who were illegally employed have teamed up with MCAs who did not support the Motion to frustrate us. I feel Another MCA who was not present when the Motion was debated is also behind our attacks,” said Mwayaa. No new casuals Sammy Ndago of Shimo la Tewa was attacked last week by the same youths at the county government offices for supporting the Motion.
SEE ALSO :Leaders decry poor Malindi beach roadsAccording to a letter from the head of the Kilifi Public Service Board Rosalia Nyalle, addressed to the Clerk of the Assembly Silas Kahindi, the board denied engaging any new casuals. It blamed chief officers of the various departments of doing so. “The board has not engaged casuals other than those who were absorbed from the defunct local authorities in 2015,” said Ms Nyalle in her reply to the letter. “Casuals have been hired by the chief officers despite the board’s advice on the contrary.” The county secretary has 60 days to sacks the workers.