4 Top KWS officials interdicted for abuse of office

May 16, 2019 3:03 pm
In a statement, Director General John Waweru says the deputy directors have stepped aside to enable the probe on abuse of office to continue/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – Four officials at the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) have been interdicted over abuse of office at the institution.

In a statement, Director General John Waweru says the deputy directors have stepped aside to enable the probe on abuse of office to continue.

Those affected include Deputy Director Human Capital Lynette Muganda, Acting Deputy Director, Corporate Services Michael Odhiambo, Acting Deputy Director, Finance and Administration John Mwangi and Head, Supply Chain Management Christopher Oludhe.

Those appointed in an acting capacity include Valentain Kanani, Walter Ochieng, Japheth Kilonzo and Leah Naisoi.
A number of officers have also been reassigned duties.

Robert Muasya who previously served as Deputy Director, Security has been moved to the Director General’s Office (Special Projects).

Nancy Kabete will replace him in acting capacity.

Michael Kipkeu whose been serving as Deputy Director, Devolution and Community Service, will carry out his duties at the Director General’s Office (Special Projects) while Ann Kahihia has been named as his replacement.

Paul Gathitu who has been at the helm of the Corporate Communications Department and Service Spokesperson moves to the Inspectorate.

His previous role will be taken up by Ngugi Gecaga in acting capacity.