Kuria fires government employees

Kuria fires government employees

Kuria fires government employees

Moses Kuria, the cabinet secretary for trade, degazetted the names of 37 KEBS  inspectors on Friday in accordance with Section 13 of the Standards Act. The Trade CS stated in his notification that their roles would be terminated as of  Friday, September 1st.

Kuria replaced them with 51 substitutes who will act as inspectors in accordance  with the Standards Act. The inspectors’ responsibilities under the Act include entering properties to perform  inspections and obtaining samples of any product used in manufacturing, production processing, or treatment for testing.

They are free to order the destruction of commodities that have been impounded if  they discover that the things are contaminated. The Act stated, in part, that “the Minister may, upon the request of the council  (National Standards Council), appoint as an inspector for the purposes of this Act  any person who, in his opinion, is suitably qualified.”

Each person so appointed must be a public  official  or  a member of the Kenya Bureau of Standards  staff. They must receive a certificate of  appointment  from  the  director attesting to the Minister’s authority  for  them  to  serve as inspectors for  the purposes  of this  Act. Independent  Appointment Willy Kenei was named by  Kuria to the  Export  Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)  Board of Directors in the same notice. For a  three-year term, the CS  appointed Kenei to  the office.

The Cabinet Secretary for Investments, Trade and Industry appoints Willy Kenei to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Export Processing Zones Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the first of September 2023, in fulfillment of the authority granted by section 3 (3) (c) of the Export Processing Zones Act, according to part of the notice.

Prior to his appointment, Kenei was chairman of the Uasin Gishu branch of the  Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI).

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