BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,9TH FEB,2022-TRANSPORT CAS Chris Obure has resigned.Obure says he will vie for Kisii Governor seat in 2022 elections.His resignation comes after the office of the head of civil servants issues a notice requiring all those seeking to vie for various political seats in August 9 elections to leave office effective 9th Feburuary 2022.
Here is a complete list of all public officers who have since left office .
Kenyan High Commissioner to Uganda, H.E Kiema Kilonzo, quits after three years of service to contest for the Kitui Gubernatorial seat.10:34 am: Agriculture and Food Authority(AFA) boss Kello Harsama quit from his post to vie for the Marsabit Gubernatorial seat.
“I wish to thank the Government of Kenya for offering me an opportunity to serve as a distinguished civil servant for twenty-seven years,” he stated in his letter to Agriculture CS Peter Munya.
10:18 am: Transport CAS Chris Obure resigns and is set to contest for the Kisii Gubernatorial seat in the August 9 polls.
7:14 am: Felix Odiwuor, popularly known as Jalang’o, quit his Kiss FM morning show to contest for the Lang’ata Parliamentary seat under the the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party.
“From Day 1, you (Kamene Goro) have always believed in me and it has always been an amazing journey. The journey that I am going for is not as easy as anyone would think. It is tough, tiresome, expensive and needs full focus,” he bid his fans and co-workers goodbye.
Tuesday, February 8
20:30 pm: Lawrence Karanja, the Chief Administrative Secretary of the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, quit his position to contest for the Senator seat in Nakuru County.
“Lawrence was a kind and diligent colleague who guided me in my formative days at the Ministry of Industrialisation. Wishing him well,” stated Trade and Enterprise Development CAS David Osiany.
17:00 pm: Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development Adan Mohammed resigns to run for the Mandera Gubernatorial Seat.
15:58 pm: Machakos County longest-serving Chief of Staff Mwengi Mutuse resigns. Joins the Kibwezi West Parliamentary Seat contest. He was appointed to the position in 2013.
15:31 pm: Chief Administrative Secretary Hassan Noor Hassan has tendered his resignation as the CAS Ministry of Education to contest in the Mandera Gubernatorial seat.
13:40 pm: Ken Obura quits as East African Community CAS and is set to contest for Kisumu Governor’s seat in the August General Election.
13:10pm: Education CAS Madam Mumina Bonaya resigns to focus on campaigns for Isiolo Woman Rep seat in August polls.
12:46 pm: Wildlife Principal Secretary Fred Segor quits his PS position to focus on campaigns. He is set to vie for the Baringo Gubernatorial seat on a UDA ticket.
12:45 pm: Petroleum CAS John Mosonik resigned to contest the Bomet gubernatorial seat. He will be battling incumbent Hilary Barchok in the UDA nominations.
12:30 pm: Chief Administrative Secretaries Patrick ole Ntutu (from the Labour Ministry) and Gideon Mung’aro (from Devolution) resign to vie for Narok and Kilifi gubernatorial seats respectively. Ntutu will be seeking the seat on a UDA ticket while Mung’aro is yet to declare his seat although he is affiliated with the Azimio Coalition.
12:00 pm: Devolution Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter and his Petroleum counterpart John Munyes resigned from President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Cabinet.
Keter joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) on whose ticket he is set to contest for the Kericho Gubernatorial seat while Munyes is seeking to be the Governor of Turkana. He is yet to reveal his party of choice but is affiliated with the Azimio Coalition.
8:00 am: KBC Zinga Show host Bonnie Musambi has resigned and is set to vie for Kitui Central Parliamentary seat in Kitui County.
Monday, February 7
Transport CAS Wavinya Ndeti quit her government post and launched her bid to succeed Alfred Mutua as the Machakos Governor. She will be contesting on a Wiper party ticket.