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Charles Owino replaces Zipporah Mboroki as Kenya Police spokesperson

By Cyrus Ombati | August 11th 2015 at 10:42:37 GMT +0300

New police spokesperson Charles Owino. (Photo: File/Standard)

Charles Owino has returned to the Kenya Police headquarters as the spokesperson.

Owino will replace Zipporah Mboroki who will now be in charge of the stores section, in mini changes affecting 14 senior officers.

The changes were announced by National Police Service Commission Friday and communicated to the affected officers through the Inspector General's office.

Owino has been in charge of security at Kisumu County government, where he had been moved from Ndhiwa last year. Before then, he had served as the OCPD Njoro since mid 2013.

The spokesman for National Police Service remains George Kinoti while Masood Mwinyi will be his Administration Police counterpart. The Kenya Police and Administration Police fall under National Police Service.

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In the changes, Geoffrey Maiyek was moved from Urban Mombasa to Rift Valley as the deputy regional coordinator, while Central deputy OCPD Martin Otieno Asin was moved to replace Maiyek.

Igembe North OCPD Cornelius Singoei was moved to traffic headquarters in Nairobi and named the officer in charge of driving test unit to replace Ayub Ali who moved to Mbeere North as the OCPD.

Michael Nyaga who has been the deputy commander for Marsabit County was moved to Kangundo and named the OCPD to replace Wilson Abduba who moves to operations a police headquarters while Christopher Akello Odhiambo was moved from police headquarters to Mombasa where he will be the deputy County Commander.

The new Igembe North OCPD will be Peter Kimani Maina while Garissa OCPD Nicholas Maina was moved to police headquarters.

The new Mathira East OCPD will be Jonathan Muli while Cosmas Lugogo will be the OCPD Kangema. Ms Dorothy Gaitenga was named the deputy OCPD Lari.

Officials said more changes are expected by September when more than 1,500 OCPDs and their deputies of the ranks of Senior Superintendent and Superintendent know their results of vetting.

Vetting process is ongoing and so far more 1,500 officers have been vetted. The majority of the 80,000 members will be cleared by the end of the year.

National Police Service Commission police spokesperson Charles Owino Zipporah Mboroki Kenya Police Spokesman
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