Wednesday, May 12, 2021

EACC chairman Eliud Wabukala signs visitors book when he paid courtesy call on Env&Forestry CS Keriako Tobiko at hi office.

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry will undergo a systems review to be conducted by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission inorder to improve service delivery.

Cabinet Secretary Mr. Keriako Tobiko and the chairman of the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Archbishop (RTD) Eliud Wabukala agreed to commence the exercise early next month in a bid to promote good governance.

In an introductory ceremony at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry headquarters in National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) building, Arcbishop Wabukala led a team of officials from the corruption prevention division that will undertake the mission. The review will be led by a deputy director of prevention M/S Emily Chege and are at the invitation of  the Cabinet Secretary Mr. Tobiko.

The systems review that is purely a preventive measure of corruption will assist the Ministry to identify and seal loopholes that may lead to malpractices and inefficiencies in the performance of various functions.

The review whose target is to enhance transparency, efficiency and responsiveness to members of the public is estimated to last about three months from the date of its official launch.

Upon completion the EACC will present a report to the Ministry, indicating the status of the Ministry’s systems and make recommendations of appropriate implementation.

The Kenya Constitution 2010 mandates the EACC to monitor the practices and procedures of public bodies to detect corrupt practices and secure the revision of methods of work or procedures that may be conducive to corrupt practices.

CS K.Tobiko listens to EACC Deputy Director of Prevention Emily Chege as she explains how review of the systems will be conducted. Looking on is Mike Mubea deputy CEO (CS left) PS Charles Sunkuli (CS right) and E. Wabukala.


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