Bomet County Public Service Board vice chair Ms.
Eunice Benson has said the reports that the county employed majority of locals
in various position as reported in a section of local press recently is close
to the truth on ground.
county is homogeneous thus it is no surprise that a major composition of the
government workforce is homogeneous. At some point last year the composition
was around 98% compared to 78.7% which was quoted in the local press.” She
The Board’s chair Amb. Joshua Terer declined to
comment on the claims saying he had not seen the report on survey carried out
by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) which listed Bomet
County as the first in counties employing locals in the county government.
While speaking on telephone from Nairobi where
he said he had gone for a seminar, Mr. Terer said he would be returning to
Bomet on Wednesday 5th October and would be reached at his office
the following day on Thursday where he would comment on the status after
reading the report.
NCIC is the body that is led by former speaker Francis Ole Kaparo and mandated to bring cohesion of different communities in the country in order to promote peaceful coexistence among the varied communities in the country through various means including ensuring county governments promote employment of a third of people of non-locals according to the constitution.