Sports Kenya Director General Ondimu retired by court order


Sports Kenya Director General Ondimu retired by court order
This file photo shows Machakos County Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua (L), Sports Kenya Chairman Fred Muteti (C) and Ag. Sports Kenya CEO Saima Ondimu during the handover of the Kenyatta Machakos Stadium by the county for renovation ahead of January 2018 CHAN on August 28, 2017. The court has ordered retirement of the latter on grounds of illegal appointment. Photo/ Enock Muswii.

In Summary

  • The court further directed the sports board to commence the process of recruiting another DG in accordance with the constitution.
  • Ondimu was appointed to the position in April 2017 replacing veteran sports administrator Gordon Oluoch, who was then transferred to the Kenya Academy of Sports as CEO.

The High Court has ordered Sports Kenya to retire its Director-General Saima Ondimu with immediate effect saying the decision to appoint her was unlawful.

The court further directed the sports board to commence the process of recruiting another DG in accordance with the constitution.

Ondimu was appointed to the position in April 2017 replacing veteran sports administrator Gordon Oluoch, who was then transferred to the Kenya Academy of Sports as CEO.

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