National Wage Bill Conference
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Thousands of public staff face the sack in wage bill review

Participants during the Third National Wage Bill Conference at the Bomas of Kenya on April 17, 2024.

Photo credit: Wilfred Nyangaresi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Public service entities are required to have 70 per cent technical staff and 30 per cent support staff.
  • Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua claimed that up to 10,000 public servants could be working in government backed by fake certificates.

  • Former CJ David Maraga noted that irregular hiring of staff remains rife in the civil service, hurting performance and burdening taxpayers