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Court fails to stop Prof. Olive Mugenda’s appointment

The Employment and Labour Relations Court has failed to stopthe appointment of Prof. Olive Mugenda, Kithinji Kiragu and Gladys Ogallo as theNon-Executive chairperson and members of Kenyatta University Teaching, referraland Research Hospital Board.

The court decision following a successful application byactivist Okiya Omtatah who said their appointments should be provoked ongrounds that they were subjected to an open, fair and competitive selectionprocess.

Passing the judgment, the court said that it both thePresident and the Cabinet Secretary acted in good faith during the appointment.

Okiya Omtatah further claimed that Prof. Olive Mugenda is still an employee of Kenyatta University and that she cannot also be a member of Kenyatta University Teaching, referral and Research Hospital Board where both the Kenyatta University council is represented and the Vice-chancellor is a member.

In their defense, the court said that if the appointments are found to be unconstitutional then they will be provoked.

Also read: Prof. Olive Mugenda appointed to chair of Kenyatta Hospital board

Court fails to stop Prof. Olive Mugenda's appointment
Slavian Mwangecho
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