Amb. Sarah Serem Lands Government Job


Former Uasin Gishu gubernatorial aspirant Amb. Sarah Serem has landed another government job.

Amb. Serem sought to fly the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket in the just concluded general election but lost during the nominations.

But after months of being out in the cold, the former Kenyan ambassador to China is now back to the government.

Past photo of Amb. Serem.

According to a Gazette notice dated January 12, 2023, seen by Uasin Gishu News, Amb. Serem is the new chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank.

The appointment was made by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Njuguna Ndung’u.

Ndung’u in the gazette notice number 274 said he made the appointment in line with the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank Act.

He further said the appointment is for a period of three years.

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 (2) (a) of the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank Act, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Economics Planning appoints Amb. Sarah Serem to he the chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 13th January, 2023,” read the gazette notice.

A gazette notice that confirms Amb. Sarah Serem’s appointment among several others.

Amb. Serem resigned as the Kenyan ambassador to China to vie for the Uasin Gishu gubernatorial seat.

She also previously served as the Salaries and Renumeration Commission (SRC) chairperson.

Aspirants land government jobs

Meanwhile, her appointment brings to three the number of Uasin Gishu gubernatorial aspirants that have landed government jobs.

It is only recently that another aspirant Veska Kangogo was elected one of the Directors of the Kenya Power company.

File photo of Veska Kangogo. She was recently elected one of Kenya Power directors.

Prof Julius Bitok also had his appointment as Principal Secretary State Department of Citizen Services in the Ministry of Interior confirmed by Government.

Bitok finished second in the contested UDA nominations that governor Jonathan Bii Chelilim won.

Other aspirants in the race to fly UDA flag in Uasin Gishu were former Soy Member of Parliament Caleb Kositany and former Ng’enyilel Member of County Assembly David Sing’oei.

The two are however yet to land any government jobs.

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