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Uhuru appoints Collymore to Vision 2030 board, rewards polls losers with plum jobs

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore and Chief Executive Officer Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Joshua Oigara as members of the Kenya Vision 2030 delivery board.

The two will sit in the board for three years alongside Juliana Rotich, Rita Kavashe and Muchai Kunyiha.

President Kenyatta made the appointments in a special gazette notice that saw various other persons hired to serve in parastatals in different capacities.

ELECTION LOSERS

Former Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has been appointed chairman of the Privatization Commission for a period of three years.

Mr Otuoma lost the Busia gubernatorial seat to ODM candidate Sospeter Ojaamong in last year’s elections.

Former Nyatike MP Edick Anyanga has been appointed to the Agricultural Finance Corporation board. He will sit in the same corporation with Stephen Mutai, Rosemary Muniu, Richard Kropp, Gladys Muringo and David Koros.

RE-APPOINTED

Mr Anyanga also lost his seat to ODM candidate Tom Odege. Mr Edwin Yinda, who also served as the MP of Alego Usonga, will now be the chairman of Kenya Postal Corporation board for three years.

Secretary-General Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) Stephen Mutoro has been re-appointed as a member of the Anti-Counterfeit Agency board for another three-year period.