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Kudos to Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter on energy reforms

By JULIAN KAMAU | March 10th 2017

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter this week said the country would have to wait much longer before he appoints substantive chief executives for seven key parastatals in his ministry.

This, he said, was to allow him to ensure that the appointments respected the ethnic and gender diversity in the country.

Mr Keter seems to be driving the ministry in the right direction. There have been accusations around the country of top jobs being dished out to certain ethnic communities at the expense of others. There are also few women CEOs in the public sector.

The energy sector plays a key role in our economy and Keter's reformist mien is laudable. Under his stewardship, we are beginning to see positive changes

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