× Digital News Videos Africa Health & Science Opinion Columnists Education Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Gender Planet Action Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
VAS

ELECTION 2022

EACC questions Homabay Governor Awiti over irregular recruitment of staff

NYANZA
By Eric Abuga | Dec 23rd 2020 | 1 min read

Homabay Governor Cyprian Awiti (pictured) has been questioned by EACC over the irregular recruitment of Health workers by his County Government.

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Head of Corporate Communications, Philip Kagucia said the Governor recorded a statement at their Kisii offices.

Kagucia says the Commission is investigating the recruitment of 183 health workers under the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) program and sixty-nine interns in the same department.

In August, EACC had summoned three officials of the Homa Bay County Public Service Board over the same saga.

A month earlier, a section of the Board's members had dismissed the recruitment of personnel for the county Universal Health Coverage.

The members had written to the Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject the appointment of 100 health workers over an alleged irregularity in the hiring process.

Board Chairman Daniel Ogada, Collins Odhiambo (Secretary) and Tobias Odundo (member) wanted the commission to disregard the list on grounds that the recruitment process was done out of order.

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti (gesturing) addressing journalists at the Water and Sanitation Company offices in Homa Bay town. [James Omoro, Standard]
Share this story
Napoli win appeal against forfeit over unplayed Juve match
Napoli have won their appeal against the decision to hand them a 3-0 defeat and one-point deduction for failing to play their Serie A match at Juventu
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglers
Known as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.

.
RECOMMENDED NEWS

;