Migori County Issues Notice to Staff Going into 2022 Politics

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Migori County government has issued notice to members of staff who are vying for various seats this year to step aside.

In a letter by the Public Service Management, the county urged the said staff to submit their letters of resignation on or before February 9, 2022.

The letter that was sent to all department said this was in accordance with Section 43(5) of the Elections Act, 2011.

The act requires civil servants seeking elective office to resign from their post six months to the elections Date.

“A public officer who intends to contest an election under this Act shall resign from public office at least six months before the election”

The letter that was written on January 19, 2022 and was signed by Edward Kabaka on behalf of the County Secretary.

So far several county staff have shown interest for various posts in the 2022 general election.

Leading the pack is County Secretary Christopher Rusana who has shown interest to replace Governor Okoth Obado.

Others are

Evance Ogutu – Finance officer Migori County Assembly.

  • Governor Aspirant

Dr. Iscah Oluoch – CEC Public Service Management.

  • Member of Parliament Awendo

Sheila Ghati – CEC Trade Tourism and Cooperatives

  • County Senator

Kephers Nyamita – CEC Health Services.

  • Member of Parliament Awendo

Valentine Ogongo – CEC Agriculture

  • Member of Parliament Suna West

The letter was copied to Migori governor Okoth Obado and all CEC’s

The letter comes amid complains from locals about poor service delivery after several leaders neglected duties for politics.

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