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Kaparo resigns as Nema boss to chair URP

20 April 2012, 14:17

Former Speaker Francis Ole Kaparo has resigned as the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) chairman to concentrate on politics.

Kaparo who has been at the helm of the Environmental watchdog for close to three years said he tendered his resignation letter to President Mwai Kibaki to concentrate on the affairs of the United Republican Party (URP) as chairman.

His exit comes amid speculations that URP would not be registered if he did not relinquish his position as the Nema boss in accordance with the Political Parties Act.

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