Raila Faults Dennis Itumbi’s Appointment to the Office of The President

August 17, 2013

Nakuru County News Online
July 30
Raila Faults Dennis Itumbi’s Appointment to the Office of The President
Tuesday July 30 2013
By Jeff Omondi
Barely a month after his appointment as the Director Digital, New Media and Diaspora in the Executive Office of The President (EOP), journalist and blogger Dennis Itumbi is already coming under from unlikely quarters.
The Sunday Nation reported that the ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga faulted Itumbi’s appointment to the office terming the appointment as “a clear indication that the government was not treating the diaspora with the seriousness it deserved.”
Speaking to The Nation in Irving, Texas, where he’s attending the Bi-National Governors Summit, Mr. Odinga added that the government should have appointed someone who had been in the diaspora and understood the needs of Kenyans abroad.
“The Kind of character who has been appointed by the Government, I don’t think has the kind of connection and capacity to bring in the Diaspora together…” uttered Mr. Odinga.
Mr. Odinga added that the Jubilee administration is not serious about the Diaspora in its first 100 days in office, saying that it has not shown any commitment to involve the Diaspora in matters related to nation building.
Itumbi has since responded saying,
“Well I will record a response, but the Former PM should be aware of two key issues, he had an office in his PM’s office, where he took a Diaspora person to take charge am not sure about its effect, two My Office falls under Manoah Esipisu who has been appointed and brought back from the Diaspora, so if the issue is living in the Diaspora then that matter is sorted, the rest is strategy and Bwana Former PM, ‘this character’ and his team will show you what can be done to transform relations, involve Kenyans living abroad in Govt. Policy, Champion for employment of Kenyans abroad as we create jobs for those in Kenya and ease the processes for investment and renewing of documents by creating a working One stop shop and many other interventions….”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Youth Killed in Sh 50 Brawl

A youth who stabbed another to death during a brawl over Sh 50 has gone into hiding. Nakuru police have as a result launched a…

Read more »


An adventure/travel story Visiting Lake Nakuru National Park Safari ANNOUNCEMENT OF NAKURU 'CABINET' AND PSB DUE 'ANY TIME FROM NOW'. BUSINESS MAGNATE KABAGE PETITIONS KIUNA NJORO MP WIN Cord Fails To File Petition DECISION-MAKING TIME WHO IS IN WHO IS OUT? @ NAKURU GOVERNMENT TODAY Dennis Itumbi DROPPED BY COUNTY ASSEMBLY OF NAKURU FIRST SESSION FIRST REPORT OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS ON THE VETTING OF NAKURU COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NOMINEES; COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD MEMB Electronic Single Window System (ESWS) to boost trade in Nakuru FULL PRESS STATEMENT READ BY NAKURU CHRISTIAN FORUM LEADERS Gideon Moi graft HOW NAKURU MPS ARE PERFORMING SO FAR ICC: UhuRuto case Belgian judge withdraws from President Kenyatta/Deputy President Ruto cases at ICC citing apparent prosecutorial misconduct IEBC Itumbi Accused of Hacking IEBC Server James Orengo Jubilee Jubilee Supporters Seek Supreme Court Interpretation On Rejected Votes Justice and Reconciliation Commission’s explosive report on past injustices Kanu Kanu Enters Post Election Deal With TNA Kenya's truth report: Killings Kenya: UN Human Rights Monitoring Team Praises Kenya for Successful Election Process land grabs MP LOSER FILES PETITION AGAINST EX-POWERFUL PS ZAKAYO CHERUIYOT Mutula Kilonzo Naivasha Naivasha OCPD-Charles Kortok NAKURU'S FIRST CABINET UNVEILED BY GOVERNOR MBUGUA NAKURU COUNTY CABINET VETTING KICKS OFF Nakuru County Headquarters Nakuru County News Online Nakuru Gets a New County Police Commander Nakuru Town Hall NAROK GOVERNOR'S RACE BATTLE GOES TO NAKURU HIGH COURT OGW) DURING THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF AN ICT PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION ON Potato Growing Counties Launch Joint Initiative Raila Raila’s Team Wants IEBC Adverts Stopped Safaricom inks U.S. $1.2 million dollar technology deal with G.E. SPEECH BY THE NAKURU COUNTY GOVERNOR KINUTHIA MBUGUA (CBS THE FULL LIST OF THOSE ABOUT TO BE NOMIATED NAKURU COUNTY ASSEMBLY MCAs Threats over Truth TNA WHO'S WHO IN NAKURU COUNTY GOVERNMENT THE CABINET MINISTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE Molo born entrepreneur/media personality Ms Pollyne Owoko

Kinuthia Mbugua Swearing in Ceremony at Afraha