Drama ensued at the County assembly of Kisumu when a top scholar nominee for County Executive Committee Member failed to present her national ID to the vetting panel.
The committee on appointment chaired by speaker Elisha Jack Oraro was shocked how the candidate eying Public service position, Judith Oluoch, brazenly presented herself for the interview without the crucial document.
She was temporarily denied a chance to proceed with the interview and given only 20 minutes to produce her original identification card as standard norm requires.
Oluoch is among the 10 CECM nominees facing the vetting committee.
Previously, area governor Anyang Nyong’o was compelled to nominate three more women to the position of CEC following an uproar from locals and subsequent court intervention.
While addressing press during the exercise, Oraro revealed a schedule to clear five nominees today (Monday) and another half the following day.
By presstime , three nominees had successfully appeared before the committee.
The trio were committee CEC nominee for Finance and Economic Planning George Okong’o, John Awiti (education, technical training innovation and social services) and their agriculture, fisheries, livestock development and irrigation counterpart Ken Onyango.
Also expected to be vetted are nominated MCA Beatrice Odongo( Sports, Culture, Gender and Youth Affairs docket) Maryline Yanza Agwa (Water, Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change) Greg Ganda (medical services, public health and sanitation),Kennedy Hongo (lands, physical planning housing and urban development) and Salmon Orimba (infrastructure, energy and public works).
Farida Salim (trade, tourism, industry and marketing) is also in the list.
Quick background check on Mrs. Olouch who caused drama, reveals that she is a seasoned Governance, Human Resource and Capacity Development Specialist.
She has worked with several Institutions locally and regionally in designing, coordinating and facilitating Governance and Leadership programs, and diverse Institutional Capacity Building initiatives.
She is also a Certified Trainer in Corporate Governance, Leadership and Human Resource Management