Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui has finally fully constituted his cabinet almost one year after he assumed office with a stern warning to the CeCs not to involve in corruption.
He said corruption is a key hindrance to service delivery and the CeCs should ensure they serve the citizens transparently.
Two vacant posts of Cec were filled on Wednesday after Dr. Zakayo Kariuki and Lawyer Francis Mwangi were sworn in the Health services and Lands dockets respectively.
Principal magistrate Wakhumile Ndururu presided over the ceremony attended by among others Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui.The two were sworn in after the Nakuru county assembly approved the report of the vetting committee early today.
The health docket fell vacant after Dr. Jonah Manjari who held the docket was appointed as KEMSA chief executive officer.
The lands docket that was previously held by Eng. Lucy Kariuki is now held by Francis Mwangi after Eng. Kariuki was moved to the infrastructure docket.
The infrastructure docket has been vacant since Lee took over office after his nominee was retained by the national government in the Kenya rural roads authority.
In their acceptance speech, the two CECs promised to deliver as per the expectations of the residents of Nakuru County.
Assembly speaker Joel Maina Kairo reminded them that the task ahead of them was enormous and that the assembly will be watching their performance closely in line with its oversight role.
On his part governor Lee called on the new officers to avoid falling into corruption traps as this will not be tolerated by his administration.
Nakuru County has 10 CECs.
PHOTO/NGPU:Governor Lee Kinyanjui(3rd from left),his deputy Dr.Korir(2nd from left),newly sworn in CeC for lands Lawyer Francis Mwangi (left) and his health counterpart Dr. Zakayo Kariuki(3rd from right)Speaker Joel Maina Kairu and Majority leader Stanley Karanja.