Ex-city chief Gakuo to join Kidero team

gakuoNairobi governor Evans Kidero is this week set to unveil the team who will implement his Seven Point Agenda. The governor and his close circle of advisors were locked up in his office over the weekend.

A top aide confided to the Star that among those being floated were former town clerk John Gakuo, former City Engineer Christine Ogut currently at the Kenya Urban Roads Authority and the acting Director of Planning Rose Mwema.

Also proposed for a cabinet slot according to our highly placed sources is former Telkom Kenya Marketing Manager Anna Othoro. Othoro has previously worked at Celtel International BV, GSK, United Arab Emirates and GSK East Africa.

During his address at the opening of the County Assembly last week, Kidero said he hoped they will transact business as one assembly devoid of party affiliation.

“One assurance I will like to give city residents is that my cabinet will comprise youthful men and women who will reflect the face of Nairobi with the expertise needed to deliver our campaign promises,” he told the county representatives.

Reliable sources confided that Kidero was considering incorporating his opponents for the governors race in the last general elections who include Timothy Muriuki, Eric Mokua, Evans Ondieki and Festus Fadamula.

Other faces from the private sector who the Star has learnt are on the list that was being sifted through are Edward Saisa Matipei, Timothy Kingondi, Haron Mutai, Anne Kamais, Joshua Toro, Ahmed Rashid, Hellen Makone, Mohammed Abdullahi, Kepha Kirui, Anne Pertet, Mercy Gakuya, Waly Jitendra , Anju Patel, Thakure Keval and Anne Owuor

-The Star



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