Lawyers move to block state appointments over regional imbalance
SEE ALSO :Demo after Tarda ‘blocks’ water planICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru on May 3 appointed Mike Rubia, Fred Gachie, Munyua Waiyaki, Simon Kiuta, and Pauline Muthangani to the Board of the Postal Corporation of Kenya while James Murithi, Jane Githinji, Ndogo Waweru and Robert Murimi were appointed to TARDA. The lawyers submitted that the appointments did not reflect the face of Kenya and do not satisfy the constitutional requirement of ethnic and regional balance. According to Ogendi, the domination of state appointments by the bigger communities in disregard of other small communities who also have capable people to occupy the positions is not good for the country’s social and economic growth.
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