Machakos Huduma Namba Registration Assistants Arrested Over Missing Data

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Huduma Namba. / Courtesy

Four registration assistants in Machakos have been arrested after the ICT lead I the county Joan Imbwanga found that data collected was missing.

The ICT lead said that data collected by the four between April 14 and April 20 on one of the bio-metric registration kit asset targ number HN03675 serial number Y3KK13COCPA00DN that had been issued to Misakwani Sub-location was missing Huduma Namba Application and Huduma folder in the file manager.

Th four assistants could not clearly illustrate what the data they had collected on those days was missing. They are currently being held pending investigations.

This is the second incident that has occurred since the exercise started.On the first week the process failed to off in Kisumu after the registration assistants failed to show up to the stations.

The President while launching on the process in Machakos county where he was launching the Huduma Namba registration exercise.

According to President Kenyatta, the exercise is vital as it will help integrate crucial government data in one database.

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He said that obtaining a Huduma Namba will make it easier for Kenyans to obtain travelling passports, access government services as well as reducing identity theft.

He reiterated that the exercise is an established practice in many countries in the word.

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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