President Ruto makes new appointments to State agencies

President William Ruto [Photo: CGTN]

President William Ruto has made seven top management appointments to key State Parastatals.

In a gazette notice today, the President appointed former Transport CS Eng Michael Kamau to chair the National Health Insurance Fund Board of Directors.

This is after he revoked the appointment of Lewis Nguyai to the position.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 4 (1) (a) of the National Health Insurance Fund Act, I, William Samoei Ruto, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya, appoint Michael Kamau (Eng.) to be the Chairperson of the National Health Insurance Fund, for a period of three years, with effect from the 23rd December 2022.”

The President also named General Julius Karangi as the new chairperson of the National Council for Population and Development Board, as he revoked the appointment of David Ngugi.

In other changes, Ruto has appointed Antony Muriuki Munyiri to chair the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Board of Trustees.

Faith Boinett was appointed to be the chairperson of the Kenya Pipeline Company Limited (KPC) Board of Directors, where she will serve for three years, effective today.

Others appointed include; Job Chirchir who is the new Chairperson of the Kenya Forest Service, Walter Nyambati – Chairperson of the Board of Geothermal Development Company and Walter Raria Koipaton –  Chairperson of the Kenya Wildlife Service Board.

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