By MN Reporter
Just In: Elders drawn from Luhya and Kisii communities in Migori county today faulted governor Okoth Obado for neglecting them in employment opportunities despite voting twice for him.
In a press conference at Mukuyu Primary School the elders affirmed that they had moved to court on July 7, to quash the composition of county service board nominees which was also rejected by the assembly on Wednesday.
In the rejected nominees 5 were Luos, 1 was a Kuria. Others area:
- In Executives 10: 7 (Luos), 2 (Kuria) and 1 (Luhya)
- Directors 28: 25 (Luo), 3 (Kuria) and 0 (Luhya)
- Sub-county Administrators 8: 6 (Luo),2 (Kuria) and 0 (Luhya)
- Public Service Board (former) 7: 6 (Luo), 1 (Kuria) and 0 (Luhya)
- Town Committees 4: 4 (Luo), 0 (Kuria) and 0 (Luhya)
- Municipal Committees 3: 2 (Luo), 1 (Kuria) and 0 (Luhya)
- Town Administrators 4: 3 (Luo), (Kuria) and (Luhya)
In a terse press conference the community said despite their being locked out Obado has employed his son Dan as Director of Mining, brother Daudi as Director of Trade, brother in law Dick Odie as Sergent at Arms and another in-law Samuel Omuga as Chief finance officer of the county.
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The meeting as called by Migori county Luhya Council of Elders in Migori patron Peter Madegwa and chairman john Agufa. The Kisii community was led by their elder Daudi Aming’a.