DAILY POST: Here is what UHURU told KINOTI before he appointed HENRY MUTYAMBAI as Inspector General of Police – RAILA ODINGA in the mix
Wednesday March 13, 2019 – President Uhuru Kenyatta
has nominated Henry Mutyambai as the Inspector General of Police following the
retirement of Joseph Boinnet.
Until his appointment, Mutyambai
was the Assistant Director with the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and
currently attached to the National Counter
Terrorism Centre (NCTC).
According to impeccable
sources, Uhuru wanted to appoint the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI),
George Kinoti, as the IG but he changed after thorough consultations with
National Super Alliance (NASA) leader, Raila Odinga.
Uhuru was the view that
appointing Kinoti as the IG will make looters of the public money happy because
he was dealing with them ruthlessly.
He consulted Raila Odinga
who told him that he will make a big mistake by appointing Kinoti as IG.
“Raila advised him
that it will be a total mess if he appoints Kinoti as IG.”
“He told him the office of the DCI
needs a tough man like Kinoti who is able to confront even the high priests of
corruption in Kenya,” the source said.
Uhuru is said to have
notified Kinoti of Mutyambai’s appointment even before the announcement was
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