Following the Supreme Court of Kenya advisory opinion reference no. 1 of 2015 delivered on the 9th day of March, 2018, the Assembly received from H.E the Governor of Nyeri County the name of Dr. Caroline Wanjiru Karugu; Nominee for appointment as Deputy Governor of the County Government of Nyeri.


The Nominee is hereby invited for vetting by the Assembly Committee on Appointments on Friday, 20th April, 2018 at the Assembly Lobby Room starting at 9:00a.m. The Nominee is required to collect the relevant Questionnaire from the Office of the Clerk of the County Assembly during official working hours. The Questionnaire may also be obtained from the First Schedule of the Public Appointments (County Assemblies Approval) Act no. 5 of 2017 (available at The Questionnaire should then be returned, together with true copies of the Nominee’s identity card or passport, academic and professional certificates and other testimonials including but not limited to thesis, journals and publications by Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 at 5:00p.m. The Nominee should also enclose true copies of current clearance certificates from the following Institutions:-


  1. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission;
  2. The Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission;
  3. the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  4. the Higher Education Loans Board;
  5. the Criminal Investigation Department;
  6. the Credit Reference Bureau and Commission for higher education (applicable to those with foreign degrees only).


The originals of the aforementioned documents must be availed to the Committee at the approval hearing.


Members of the public are invited to attend the approval hearing sessions. Any member of the public with information having a bearing to the appointment of the Nominee mentioned here above is hereby invited to submit in writing the said information or comment by written statement on oath, and accompanied by evidence to the Clerk of the Assembly on or before Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 at 5:00p.m.


Clerk, County Assembly of Nyeri



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