The County Assembly of Nyeri has this evening approved the following Nominees for appointment as Members of the County Secretary Selection Panel.
1. Fr. Samuel Gathumbi Njigua- Chairperson
2. Rosemary Wanjiru Nderitu- Advocate
3. Nderitu Wachira- Accountant
4. Zachary Mathenge- Workers Association Representative
5. Eva Muthoni Kamundia – Private Sector Representative
While moving the motion for adoption of the report, the Majority Leader and Mahiga Ward MCA Hon. James Kanyugo noted that the Nominees appeared before the Appointments Committee and were vetted in accordance with Section 8 of the Public Appointments (County Assemblies Approval) Act, 2017. He also noted that the Committee examined the overall suitability of the Nominees based on their academic credentials, requisite qualifications and professional experience, integrity among others.
On the Procedure used to arrive at the Nominees and the criteria for the short listing of the Nominees, Hon. Kanyugo noted that the Committee Members confirmed that the Nominated Members for appointment as County Secretary Selection Panel were constituted pursuant to the provisions of Section 44(2A) of the County Government’s Act, 2012; which stipulates that “the Governor shall, for the purpose of competitive recruitment of a County Secretary, constitute a Selection Panel”
In supporting the motion, the Hon. Members noted that the candidates have the necessary experience to assist the County in selecting a capable County Secretary.
The selection panel will conduct the interviews for the County Secretary applicants and subsequently forward names of successful candidates to the Governor.