Uhuru appoints Bob Collymore, KCB boss Oigara to Vision 2030 board


Uhuru appoints Bob Collymore, KCB boss Oigara to Vision 2030 board
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore and his KCB Group counterpart Joshua Oigara. PHOTOS | COURTESY

In Summary

  • In a gazette notice seen by Citizen Digital, President Kenyatta also appointed four others – Julianna Rotich, Rita Kavashe, Nick Nesbitt, Muchai Kunyiha – to the board alongside the two.
  • The appointments took effect on December 14, 2018, and will run for a period of three years.
  • The Head of State further appointed former Funyula Member of Parliament Paul Otuma to chair the Privatization Commission and Peter Kaberia Nkubutu as the chair the Board of the Kenya National Trading Corporation.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore and his Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group counterpart Joshua Oigara to the Vision 2030 Delivery Board.

In a gazette notice seen by Citizen Digital, President Kenyatta also appointed four others – Julianna Rotich, Rita Kavashe, Nick Nesbitt, Muchai Kunyiha – to the board alongside the two.

The appointment of the six took effect on December 14, 2018, and will run for a period of three years.

The Head of State further appointed former Funyula Member of Parliament Paul Otuma to chair the Privatization Commission and Peter Kaberia Nkubutu as the chair the Board of the Kenya National Trading Corporation.

Njoroge Nani Mungai was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairperson of the Information and Communications Technology Authority from December 14, 2018 up to April 17, 2021.

Mr. Mungai now steps in for Edwin Yinda whose appointment was revoked. Mr. Yinda will, however, now chair the Board of the Postal Corporation of Kenya following his appointment by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, on his part, appointed Mary Njoki Ndiba, former Starehe MP Maina Kamanda and Joseph Too to be members of the NGO Co-ordination Board.

Former Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando was among eight appointed by Treasury CS Henry Rotich to be members of the Board of Local Authorities Provident Fund. The others are Linda Khaemba, Romana Yego, Fatuma Salim, Osman Hassan, Lawrence Gitonga, Morintat Leboo and Jackson Rop.

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