Recruitment of KPA boss set to take longer, says Transport CS - 6 months ago, 19 Aug 13:01
Kenyans will have to wait a little longer for a new Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) managing director after the government said the process will not be hurried.
Speaking on Friday in Mombasa, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the recruitment of the MD will be carried out by an independent consultant.
The CS addressed journalists at Pride Inn Hotel in Shanzu after opening the Architectural Association of Kenya 2018 convention and insisted that the position is crucial and should not be hurriedly filled.
Recently, the KPA board extended the stay of the current acting MD Daniel Manduku for another four months pending a competitive recruitment.
Dr Manduku has been praised for transforming the port which has seen improved efficiency since he was appointed nearly three months ago.
The CS said an independent consultancy firm will be contracted to conduct the recruitment.
“It is not long, we only have two or three months. ...
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