Service boards accused of giving county jobs to allies

What you need to know:

  • Chairman Kinuthia Wamwangi on Friday said there were many instances when the boards have been forced to employ people hand-picked by members of county assemblies (MCAs).
  • He said the MCAs have been threatening not to pass bills on county finances if certain people were not employed.
  • The three-day forum, organised by the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations, was meant to educate the public service board members on prudent leadership.

The Transitional Authority (TA) has accused county public service boards of dishing out jobs to supporters of local leaders.

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