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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,4TH OCT 2019-Former National Assembly Speaker Kenneth Marende is among seven applicants shortlisted for the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) chairmanship job.
Others include former Nairobi PC Amb Francis Sigei, former Principal Administrative Secretary Michael M. Ndung’u, Abdirahman Hassan, Humphrey K. Njuguna, Dr Samuel Kobia and former Nominated MP Amina Abdalla.
The seven beat 58 other contestants who had been picked from a list of 657 applicants for the members to the commission.
Interviews for the chairmanship position will start on Monday, October 7, including some for the membership post.
Early this year ,the commission members led by outgoing chairman Francis Ole Kaparo exited office .THey had however served an extended term .
According to the law, each commission should hold office for a term of three years, extendable by another term of three years. Ole Kaparo’s term was extended by one year on August 4, 2017 by President Uhuru.
Kaparo and his team had been serving the commission since their appointment on August 12, 2014.