Tobiko names new appointees amidst shortage of prosecutors
20 March 2014, 19:15
Nairobi - The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has named new appointees to his office to boost the public prosecutions office.
Elijah Nduati was appointed the Secretary of Public Prosecutions and the organisational chief executive officer.
Dorcas Oduor, Kioko Kamula and Jacob Ondari will assist Nduati as Deputy Directors.
The four officials are part of a larger scheme to appoint close to 800 new prosecutors to accelerate the office's capability to service Kenya's wheels of justice.
Tobiko said while releasing the names that his office is striving to be one of the best performing in the country and that the appointees will ensure work load is reduced.
" The appointments are part of the DPP office's restructuring plan to ensure that service delivery to Kenyans is improved, he said.
He added that the DPP's office will be increasing its capacity over the next five years as it aims to push through much needed reforms in its services.
He did also confirm that the office is in talks with the salaries and remuneration commission over terms of service of its officials.
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