Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has on Thursday sacked the Health County Executive Committee member (CEC) Dr Rosemary Obara.
In a press release, Nyong’o nominated Prof Judith Atieno Miguda-Attyang’ to head the Health and Sanitation docket.
The county boss gave the reason for the change as “furtherance of quality health service delivery and management. “
The County Director of Communication Aloice Ager mentioned that Dr Obara was replaced because the governor believed the docket needed better handling.
Her fate, he noted, would be looked into, having been picked from the civil service.
Additionally, the governor stated: “Prof. Miguda-Attyang’ is a career educationist who has worked in several universities and is currently a member of the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGTRC).
“She is also an accomplished university don whose academic career spans twenty-six years and holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and a Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil.) from Delhi University, India,” Prof Nyong’o noted.
Prof Attyang’ is further stated to have formerly worked at Moi University as an assistant lecturer Maseno University as a lecturer and Jaramogi Oginga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) as an Associate Professor of linguistics.
She has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Nairobi and a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics at Birmingham University in the UK.