BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,20TH AUG 2018-A total of 400 officers have been cleared in the ongoing vetting being conducted on public servants in line with a directive issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta on June 1.
President Kenyatta had in his Madaraka Day speech ordered a lifestyle audit in government institutions beginning with Heads of Procurement and Accounting Units to expose those linked to graft as part of the ongoing war against corruption.
According to Government Spokesperson Eric Kiraithe, the 400 have been cleared in the first phase of the vetting which is nearing the end.
Kiraithe said in a statement to newsroom Monday afternoon that the second cohort of public officers to be vetted have already been identified and will be duly notified to provide requisite details.
According to Kiraithe ,officers not cleared during the first phase of vetting will be processed in line with the law and human resource guidelines in due course without victimization.