Members of parliament now have three weeks to approve or reject President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nominees for Teachers Service Commission’s (TSC) senior officials.
President Uhuru nominated Dr Jamleck Muturi John to fill position of TSC chairperson.He also nominated Timon Oyucho to the position of member of commission.
Timon Oyucho is the current Teachers Service Commission Director Legal, Labour and Industrial Relations Directorate.
The two names were submitted to the president by a selection panel appointed a chaired by Thomas Koyier.
Other panel members are Mary Gaturu, who represents the Ministry of Education, Charles Mutinda, who represents the Attorney General’s office, Njoki Kahiga, who represents the Ministry of Public Service, and Margaret Lilan Geno, who represents the Federation of Kenya Employers.
Richard Kibagendi and Hellen Hazel Miseda, who represent the registered teachers’ trade unions were also members to the panel, alongside Eva Naputuni Nyoike, who represents the Kenya Private Schools Association, and Stanley Waudo, an educationist.
The chairpersons seat fell vacant after the term of Lydia Nzomo expired in November last year.