Mbage Njuguna Ng’ang’ a and Ms. Leila Abdi Ali have been nominated By President Uhuru Kenyatta as commissioners of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
Three commissioners from a list submitted by the selection panel Chaired by Zetech University Vice-Chancellor John Munene Njengas were to be picked by the President but he only picked two commissioners.
The two commissioners will later be vetted by the National Assembly’s Education Committee and thereafter officially appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi also acknowledged that the nominations were done on February 27th and thus the President now seeks the approval of the nominations by the National Assembly.
He said that in response to the Section 8 of the Teachers Service Commission Act, 2012, the National Assembly is required to consider and either approve or reject any or all of the nominees within 21 days.
Mr. Muturi also added that since the House will proceed on a short recess from March 20, 2020, to April 6, 2020, under its published calendar, the committee should notify the nominees and the general public,
They should also commence the necessary approval hearings and submit its report to the House on or before March 18 to allow the House to consider the nominees within the mandated timelines.
Once approved, the two commissioners will join, Mbarak Twahir, Kinoti Imanyara, Tache Gollo, Beatrice Adu, Albert Ekirapa and Kinoti Imanyara, currently serving in the commission.