CBK top posts declared vacant

Central Bank of Kenya building in Nairobi PHOTO:COURTESY

By Abel Muhatia

Governor Ndungu

outgoing Governor Njuguna Ndungu in a past event PHOTO:COURTESY

The Public Service Commission has declared vacant the positions of the chairman, governor and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Kenya.

Inline with the provisions of the constitution article 231  and sections 10-15 of the central bank of Kenya act chapter 491 the positions were made open.

 This is after the tenure of outgoing governor, professor Njuguna Ndugu came to an end after 8 years of service.

outgoing chairman Mbui Wagacha,also statehouse economic advisor has been holding the office for the past two years.

In a gazette notice dated 11th march 2015 and signed by the commissions secretary Alice Otwala, all interested applicants were requested to note the term they are to be in office, the mode of payment and the documents needed for one to be qualified for the application.

The duties and responsibilities of the three were clearly outlined in the gazette notice.

In his remarks,made through a press statement read by his spokesman Maoah Esipisu,president Kenyatta said he is going to pick the candidate for the positions after an aggressive process that will present him with three potential candidates.

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