Dr. Ezekiel Mutua comes out to explain ‘appointment’ of the dead as KFCB member
True to the biblical teaching, there is life after death even in the employment sector in Kenya. On Thursday, ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru, was put on the tough spot for re-appointing a dead man into the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB).
Through a gazatte notice, Joe Mucheru re-appointed Hon. Robert Kochalle (RIP) to continue serving in the KFCB for yet another three years.
This is besides him having passed away over a year ago on 29th May 2019.
Kenyans came out to call on the Cabinet Secretary for such an unbelievable occurrence coming from his office. Most terming the Jubilee government to having gotten to a new low with appointments.
According to nominated senator, Hon. Millicent Omanga, this is a ‘Theatre of the absurd.’
Dr. Ezekiel Mutua defends CS Mucheru
CEO of the KFCB however came out to play down the matter claiming that it had been blown out of proportion. He further stated that is was not the mistake of CS Mucheru.
This explanation as well was not pocket friendly to netizens who weighed in and eager to know if the CS blindly rubber stamps names passed to him without performing any checks.