Interior ministry appoints new regional commissioners; Wilson Njega to head Nairobi, Mongo Chimwaga (Rift Valley) and John Elungata (Coast).
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i made changes in his ministry affecting top secretaries and redeployed Regional Commissioners (RC) and County Commissioners in changes aimed at enhancing service delivery. Matiang’i said it is necessary that they strengthen and enhance the ministry leadership teams both at the headquarters and in the field.Missing in the top leadership list he named include secretary for internal Security Amos Gathecha, Coast RC Bernard Leparmarai and secretary for national administration Athur Osiya.The changes are the second ones to be effected by the CS since he took the full charge of the Interior docket.
- Cyrus Ombati
- Posted on: 09th Jan 2019 19:15:19 GMT +0300
SEE ALSO :Matiang'i trains eyes on firearm dealersThe former provincial administration was restructured to accommodate the new commissioners.This followed the ushering of the 2010 constitution. The RCs replaced Provincial Commissioners in the new dispensation. They chair and coordinate national government issues in their regions including security matters.National Administration is one of the Departments in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government with a staff compliment of 12,575 which includes eight Regional Coordinators, 47 County Commissioners, 289 Deputy County Commissioners, 831 Assistant County Commissioners, 3,256 Chiefs and 8,145 Assistant Chiefs.