NAIROBI, 26th March 2019, (PSCU) — President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House Nairobi, witnessed the swearing-in of the new Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Albert Omore Magoha and the new Commissioner General of the Kenya Prisons Service Mr. Wycliffe Ogalo.
The swearing in ceremony was conducted by the Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua.
Commending the new Education CS for his appointment, President Kenyatta said he looks forward to working with him and other stakeholders in implementing the new curriculum and ensuring the country achieves 100% transition from primary to secondary schools.
The President noted that Professor Magoha is an experienced public servant whose wealth of experience will be relied on in the prudent management of resources in the education sector.
“We have worked with you in delivering credible exams. I am now counting on you on the 100% transition from primary to secondary schools, good management of resources and in implementing the new curriculum,” said the President.
The President commended the new Commissioner General of Kenya Prisons Service Mr. Ogalo saying being a long standing career civil servant, his management acumen will be key in the ongoing reforms to ensure prisons fully serve their rehabilitation role.
“We want to see you continue with the ongoing reforms . We believe that there is that ability for you and your fellow officers as well as men and women who serve under you to see how the reformed prisoners can positively contribute to the development of Kenya” said the President.
Present during the swearing-in ceremony were Interior CS Fred Matiang’i, Chief of Staff and Head of Delivery Nzioka Waita among other senior government officials.