- Principal Secretary for Correctional Services Esther Ngero has tendered her resignation, citing personal reasons.
- Having a background as a certified accountant, Ngero joined the ranks of Principal Secretaries in December 2022, following a nearly two-decade-long career in the petroleum sector.
Principal Secretary for Correctional Services Esther Ngero has tendered her resignation, citing personal reasons.
This was announced by President William Ruto via a statement issued by his Chief of Staff & Head of Public Service Felix Koskei.
Ruto has received and accepted her resignation though with regret and acknowledged her contributions during her tenure.
Ngero was recently reassigned from the State Department for Performance Management & Delivery Services in the Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary to the State Department for Correctional Services within the Ministry of Interior & National Administration.
According to the statement, Ngero played a crucial role in establishing the institutional framework necessary for the implementation of Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring for Ministries, State Departments, and State Agencies (MDAs).
Having a background as a certified accountant, Ngero joined the ranks of Principal Secretaries in December 2022, following a nearly two-decade-long career in the petroleum sector.
Her expertise and experience have greatly benefited the Correctional Services department and its overall functioning.
Ruto his gratitude to Ngero for her dedicated service to the nation and also extended his best wishes for her future endeavors, acknowledging her contributions and commitment to public service.
The resignation of Ms. Esther Ngero as the Principal Secretary for Correctional Services marks the end of a chapter in her career and opens up new possibilities for the department under new leadership.
The government will now be tasked with appointing a suitable successor to ensure the seamless continuation of the important work carried out by the State Department for Correctional Services.