Developing story: Joho recalls Fatma Awale back to cabinet after intensive lobbying


Mombasa County Governor Hassan Joho has revised his decision to send the County Natural resources and Environment Executive Fatma Awale on compulsory leave.

According to a very reliable source within the County government, the decision to recall Awale was made after intensive lobbying from some of the operatives within Joho’s administration.

Joho had earlier send Awale on complusory leave as he reshuffled his cabinet for the third time now.

Department chief officers Abdalla Mwabami from the youth, gender and sports docket  and Simon Mbaru of tourism and culture were also sent on compulsory leave.

A statement from the governor’s press service states that the governor made the changes in his cabinet to ensure quality and timely service delivery.

Among those who were affected with the changes are former lands executive Francis Thoya who is now the County Secretary with Agriculture Executive Anthony Njaramba taking his position in an acting capacity. Hamis Mwaguya who was the County Secretary will now serve as the Chief of staff and Job Tumbo who was the Executive for Tourism and Culture shifted to the office of the governor as an adviser on climate change and water security with Health Executive taking over the position in acting capacity.




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