Ruto sacks 2 in reshuffle
31 March 2016, 01:11
Nairobi - Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto fired two ministers over non-performance
on Wednesday in changes he said will ensure service delivery.
The Star reported that Rutto
sacked Patricia Lasoi county executive in charge of Lands and Urban
Planning and Elizabeth Langat, who was in charge of Public Health and
“I have relieved Lasoi and Langat of their duties...
they will be reassigned new duties,” Rutto told a press briefing,
without naming their replacements.
Nominees' names have to be forwarded to County Assembly for vetting next week. MCAs are on recess until Tuesday.
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The move comes a few weeks after Bomet was named among the most corrupt Counties in the country in a report on Citizen news.
changes are informed by the need to realign service delivery with the
pace, impact and scope envisioned in my manifesto, Rutto explained.
is absolutely no reason for CECs to fail in implementation of projects
as finances are availed for the projects on a monthly basis. Moving
forward, we are not going to entertain any excuses and laxity among the
Executive member, he added.
He denied that the changes were necessitated by the impending impeachment motion sponsored by Kembu MCA Julius Korir.