JUST IN: Dalmas declines PSC appointment, to face Ayacko for senator

Dalmas Otieno at Nyamome village in Suna West constituency when he was endorsed by Suba elders

By MN Reporter

Information reaching Migori News desk is that former Rongo MP Dalmas Otieno has declined President Uhuru Kenyatta nominations as a member of Salaries and Renumeration Commission.

Sources close to Otieno said the politician is still keen to be cleared as National Liberal Party candidate on Thursday in Migori county, he is expected to face his political nemesis Ochillo Ayacko.

On Tuesday, the president nominated Lynne Cherop Mangich as Chairperson of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, a week after the National Assembly rejected his previous nominee Ben Chumo over integrity concerns.

House Speaker Justin Muturi said he had received a message from President Kenyatta with also included the nominations of Halima Abdile Mohammed (Parliamentary Service Commission), former Rongo MP Dalmas Otieno (Public Service Commission) and Peris Ashumbwe (umbrella body representing trade unions).

Other members include John Kennedy Munyoncho (Defence Council), Leah Mumbua Munyao (Teachers Service Commission), and Margret Sawe (Senate on behalf of the County Governments).