CS Munya ignores board and picks new KEBS chief
SEE ALSO :Firms set to get tax rebate on power useIn a letter to KEBS staff, National Standards Council Chairman Ken Wathome informed the employees that Njiraini had been picked by Munya (pictured) from May 27 to take over from Nguyo. “In the meantime I also take this opportunity to congratulate Mr Njiriani on his appointment and assure him of National Standards Council’s full support as he comes to lead KEBS,” read part of the letter.
In acting capacityNjiraini was in January appointed by Munya as MD of the Numerical Machining Complex Limited, for a period of three years. He becomes the third acting KEBS MD after the exit of the substantive CEO Charles Ongwae, now facing charges of attempted murder and abuse of office. Ongwae,and seven other senior officials from the organisation and Kenya Revenue Authority were charged with attempted murder and abuse of office after the okeyed the release the fertiliser that was shipped from Morocco by OCP (K) Ltd, which is suspected to contain mercury and believed to have been sold in Narok and Eldoret.
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