Kamar appointed to State parastatal Board as Yatani gets two posts


Kamar appointed to State parastatal Board as Yatani gets two posts

Uasin Gishu Senator Margaret Kamar is among three appointees to the Board of National Fund for Disabled of Kenya.

In a gazette notice dated November 15, Kamar is listed alongside Cecilia Mbaka and Anne Mugambi as Trustees of the Board.

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The Chairperson of the Board of National Fund for Disabled of Kenya is Mrs. W. Kristina Kenyatta Pratt who was appointed to the position in January 2002.

Another notable appointment is the recent Gazette notice is Dr. Gumato U. Yatani.

She is to serve as a member of the task-force on Standards and Quality Infrastructure Reforms in Kenya under the Peter Munya-led Ministry of Trade.

FILE PHOTO | The then CJ Will Mutunga with new NGEC Commissioner Ukur Gumato Yatani after her swearing in ceremony in 2013
FILE PHOTO | The then CJ Will Mutunga with Dr. Ukur Gumato Yatani after she was sworn in as a Commissioner for the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) in 2013.

 

Interestingly, Dr. Yatani has also been appointed as the Chairperson of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Council, for a period of three years, with effect from November 8, 2019.

Education CS George Magoha made the appointment as per Section 36 (1) (a) of the Universities Act, 2012.

In July this year, Dr. Yatani was shortlisted for a top position in the National Land Commission. She was however unsuccessful.

She has previously served as a commissioner for the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC).

Other notable appointments in the Gazette notice are as follows:

  • John Konchellah (Chairperson, National Environmental Management Authority)
  • Mike Rubia (Board member, National Oil Corporation of Kenya)
  • Wanjuki Muchemi (Board member, Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority). The appointment of Mutahi Kagwe has been revoked.
  • Zainabu Kalekye Chidzuga (Board member, Special Economic Zones Authority)

 

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