Connect with us


Uhuru picks Noordin Haji to become new DPP

President announced his pick via Twitter on Tuesday saying he had also asked the National Assembly to vet Paul Kihara for the position of Attorney General



Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has chosen Noordin Haji to replace Keriako Tobiko as the Director of Public Prosecution.

The DPP selection panel had shortlisted three applicants including Lucy Kambuni and Jacob Nyakundi.

Noordin is the son of Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji. He has had a career spanning many years at the National Intelligence Service and is currently a senior director.

Uhuru announced his DPP pick via Twitter on Tuesday saying he had also asked the National Assembly to vet Paul Kihara for the position of Attorney General.

Tobiko is now Environment Cabinet Secretary while Githu Muigai resigned as Attorney General other interests.

Uhuru also forwarded the names Harry Kimutai and Alfred Cheruiyot as Principal Secretaries for Livestock and Correctional Services respectively.

Others are Fred Sigor (Irrigation) Jerome Ochieng (ICT), Susan Komen (East African Community) and John Omenge (Mining).

READ: Lorna Irungu appointed Gina Din Group MD

The President further appointed John Musonik as the Chief Administrative Secretary for Petroleum and Mining, Hassan Noor for Sports) and Mohamed Elmi for Environment.

He also nominated Richard Ekai, John Ogango and Wilfred Machage as ambassadors.


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News Updates

NEWS16 hours ago

Another handshake: Raila, US envoy mend fences

Ambassador Robert Godec pledges support for efforts to reconcile the nation and deliver justice at a meeting with the NASA...

NEWS18 hours ago

Matiang’i backs Waititu, orders all bars closed

Interior Cabinet Secretary said the crackdown will be immediately rolled out in other counties urging other governors to follow in...

NEWS21 hours ago

Heart-rending photo of ailing Njambi Koikai moves Kenyans

Former QFM host says she has been in hospital in the US for two weeks now and had four chest...

Politics2 days ago

UK seeks to seize Cambridge Analytica servers

Facebook also says it has hired its own digital forensic team to conduct an audit to find out whether the...

Entertainment2 days ago

Popular musician perishes in road accident

The musician, popularly known as Shavey de King, died on the spot at around 10.30 pm after being crushed by...

NEWS2 days ago

Bamburi partners with KeNHA to repair Stoney Athi bridge

The company has provided concrete solutions and technical expertise for the repair works on the bridge which was last week...

Politics2 days ago

NASA senators vote to kick out Wetang’ula

At least 19 senators, who attended Nasa's Parliamentary Group meeting at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi, unanimously voted to replace Mr...

Politics2 days ago

Cambridge Analytica confirms role in Kenya elections

In a undercover film broadcast on Channel 4 News in the UK on Monday night, Cambridge Analytica Managing Director Mark...

NEWS2 days ago

Sad! Mercy killing for Sudan after condition worsens

The rhino had been part of an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the...

NEWS3 days ago

Logging ban pushes charcoal prices to Sh2,500 per bag

Destruction of Kenya’s key forests like the Mau Complex has been blamed on charcoal dealers’ pursuit of quick profits in...