Interviews for new DCI boss to be conducted on Tuesday
Interviews for ten shortlisted Director of Criminal Investigations prospects will be conducted today, Tuesday.
A total of 253 applicants had sent their applications to the National Police Service Commission and only 10 were shortlisted.
After the interviews, the names are to be forwarded to President William Ruto on Thursday for appointment.
The position fell vacant following the resignation of George Kinoti in an announcement made by the President on September 27.
NPSC chairman Eliud Kinuthia said interviews will take place at the Kenya School of Government in Lower Kabete, Nairobi.
“They have been invited for interviews and vetting on Tuesday, 11th October 2022, at Kenya School of Government, lower Kabete in Nairobi,” he said.
Applicants were required to have a degree, 10 years experience and proven knowledge of criminal investigations.
Those shortlisted include director of Internal Affairs Unit Mohamed Amin, Coast head of DCI Bernard Barasa, director of reforms at the DCI Eliud Lagat, principal assistant to the Inspector General of Police Munga Nyale and Homa Bay county police commander Esther Seroney.
Others are director of reforms at police headquarters David Birech, head of investigations at insurance fraud Michael Jonyo Wiso, director of planning at DCI Nicholas Kamwende, Paul Ndambuki, formerly Coast regional police commander, and head of DCI Railways Dr Wanderi Mwangi