Johnson Sakaja takes on Mary Wambui over NEA appointment

What you need to know:

  • Labour CS on Monday announced he had appointed Ms Wambui as chairperson for the National Employment Authority.
  • The appointment sparked outrage as Kenyans said Mary Wambui is out of touch with the realities of young unemployed graduates in the country.
  • According to data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, nine out of every 10 unemployed Kenyans are below 35 years.

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja said Thursday that he has initiated a court process seeking to nullify the appointment of former Othaya MP Mary Wambui as the board chairperson of the National Employment Authority.


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