Newly Sworn in Wajir Governor Reshuffles Cabinet

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An image of the Senate committee in parliament in a past proceeding.
  • The newly sworn in Wajir Governor Ahmed Muktar on Wednesday, May 26, reshuffled his cabinet in tight security at the County headquarters.

    In the gazetted changes, five CECs were changed from their current positions to others.

    Ibrahim Abdi Mohammed was moved from the Education, Youth, Gender, Culture, Culture and Social Services to the Finance and Economic Planning docket.

    An image of the Senate committee in parliament in a past proceeding.
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    Ismail Sheik Isaac was taken to Health Services from the Finance and Economic Planning docket while Yusuf Abdi Gedi was also moved from health services to the Education, Youth, Gender, Culture, Culture and Social Services docket.

    Ahmed Shariff was moved from the Agriculture, Livestock, Irrigation and Fisheries to the ICT and Trade.

    Bare Idiris Amin was moved from the Manufacturing, Investments and Industrial Development to the Finance and Audit Services.

    On ther other hand, Abdullahi Mohammed Hassan was moved from Finance and Audit Services to Manufacturing, Investments and Industrial Development.

    “The handling and taking taking over should be done and reports submitted with immediate effect and latest by Monday, May 31.

    “The office of the County Secretary shall provide the handling and taking over exercise and should be notified in good time,” reads a letter signed by Muktar.

    The governor is yet to name his Deputy Governor.

    Muktar was sworn in on Tuesday, May 18, after Mohamed Abdi Mohamud was impeached by the Senate.

    On Tuesday, Muktar and other leaders from the region appealed to Abdi to unite with the new team in serving the people of Wajir.

    The two had traded accusations against each other after the impeached governor claimed that he is fully in charge of the county affairs. He argued that several court orders that stopped his removal and the swearing-in of his successor.

    On his part, Muktar stated that he had already been sworn in as the governor.

    Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi during his impeachment debate at Senate Chambers on Wednesday, May 12.
    Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi during his impeachment debate at Senate Chambers on Wednesday, May 12.
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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