Nairobi,KENYA:Former Labour and social services cabinet secretary Kazungu Kambi is among president Uhuru Kenyatta’s new appointees to head parastatals in the country.
Kambi who lost his bid for the Kilifi gubernatorial seat last election has been appointed as the chairperson of the Coast development Authority.
Kambi will take over the chairmanship position from Matuga MP Suleiman Kamolleh.
Kambi was among 17 appointees appointed by president Uhuru Kenyatta .
Among other appointees include former attorney general Githu Muigai who is set to head the council of legal education.
James Ndegwa who is the son of former CBK governor Philip Ndegwa has been appointed to head the capital Markets Authority while former inspector general of police David Kimaiyo has been appointed as the non executive chairperson of the Kenyatta National hospital for a period of one year while Mark Bor who had been appointed to the post has been appointed to head the Moi Teaching and referral hospital.
Communications Authority chairman Ngene Githuku has been reappointed to the position while Siaya politician and tycoon Edwin Yinda has been appointed to head the information and communications technology Authority.
Former interior PS Mutea Iringo has been appointed to head the National cereals and Produce board while former Kibwezi East legislator has been appointed to head the Kenya medical training college while Hannah Waitherero Muriithi will head to National Hospital Insurance Fund.
The secretary of Justice and constitutional affairs Maryann Njau is set to replace chief state counsel James Mwenda as a board of the firearms and licensing board for three years.