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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,9TH JUNE 2018-The Embattled Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Managing Director Catherine Mturi-Wairi has decided to voluntarily resign just a week after she was ordered out by the board.
Wairi handed in her resignation letter on Saturday, saying she is going to pursue other interests.This comes just days after activist Okiya Omtatah secured an order to have her remain in office through a court order until the case is heard and determined.
The board had already named Daniel Manduku of the National Construction Authority to replace her in an acting capacity.
The port of Mombasa had experienced a breakdown of systems for cargo evacuation which led to serious congestion at the facility
Wairi is accused of mismanagement and failure to provide a solution to congestion menace at the port of Mombasa among other accusations.