Nairobi, Kenya, March 11- President William Samoei Ruto has nominated Bishop (Dr.) David Adang Oginde for the appointment as the Chairperson of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
This announcement was made after a competitive recruitment process undertaken by the Public Service Commission (PSC).
Bishop Oginde is an architect by training and holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University School of Business and Leadership, USA.
He has previously served as the Presiding Bishop of Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) and Chancellor of Pan Africa Christian (PAC) University.
Bishop Oginde has a strong reputation for his forthrightness, integrity, and tireless efforts towards the promotion of ethics and virtue in society.
If approved by Parliament, Bishop Oginde’s appointment will give Kenya a demonstrable champion of deepening a value-based culture in our nation.
He has a long and successful career of promoting ethics, integrity, and civic duty in many different spheres of life.
The nomination fills the vacancy caused by the retirement of Archbishop (Emeritus) Dr. Eliud Wabukala, who served a full 6-year term at the helm of the EACC.
The President transmitted the nomination to the National Assembly for consideration, in fulfillment of the legal requirements set out under the Constitution and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act.
The role of the EACC Chairperson is crucial in the fight against corruption in Kenya.
The Chairperson is responsible for the overall management of the commission and ensuring that its functions and objectives are achieved.
This includes overseeing the investigation and prosecution of corruption cases and promoting ethics and integrity in public and private institutions.
Bishop Oginde’s nomination is a positive step towards strengthening the fight against corruption in Kenya.
His wealth of experience and reputation for integrity will be instrumental in promoting a culture of ethics and accountability in our nation.