Tomorrow, November 8th, Japhet Koome will undergo his vetting to replace outgoing Inspector General of Police Mr. Hilary Mutyambai.
Koome will testify before the vetting committee of the Kenyan National Assembly’s departmental committee on and Foreign Relations, administration, Internal Affairs, and National Security, Defense.
Citizens of Kenya were given 10 days to submit their feedback to the to the National Assembly on the appointment of new IG Japhet Koome.
“The President shall select an Inspector-General, who shall serve and perform duties as may be specified by the National assembly Legislature regarding security, and have full authority over the National Police Service (NPS) and security-related provisions of Article 245 of the Constitution of Kenya.
The deadline for interested parties to submit their views to the vetting committee of parliament through the parliament clerks was on Friday last week, November 3 at 5 pm.
Submissions is to be hand-delivered to the Clerks’ offices in the main Parliament buildings in Nairobi, or emailed to the Clerks of the Senate and the National Assembly,” stated the notice from the clerk.
In accordance with the Public Appointments Act of 2011, the Vetting Committee has 28 days from the completion of the vetting process to either reject or approve the Inspector General.