, NAIROBI, Kenya, April 16 – Former Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Ludeki Chweya has been appointed the Director General of the Kenya School of Government (KSG).
He takes over from Elijah Wachira who was in an acting position for two years and Prof Margret Kobia who lastly held the position.
Chweya is expected to steer the institution in achieving its key role of providing learning, consultancy and research services designed to inform public policy, promote national development and standards of competence and integrity in the Public Service.
Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru signed Chweya’s appointment letter after recruitment interviews conducted by Deloitte in conjunction with the council of KSG three months prior.
Chweya served under the grand coalition government where he was credited with the transformation of the prisons department through implementation far reaching reforms, upgrading of prisons facilities and provision of new uniforms for both inmates and warders.
He was among immediate former Permanent Secretaries who were not retained when the new government took over last year where he resumed lecturing at the University of Nairobi’s Department of Political Science.
A Bachelor of Arts graduate of University of Nairobi, Chweya has an MA from the same university and PhD from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada in comparative politics of development and international relations.