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Five KPLC Managers sent on a 60days compulsory leave to pave way for audit

Five senior KPLC managers have been sent on a 60 days compulsory leave to pave way for a forensic audit and the review of the supply chain function.

The firm’s Acting CEO Rosemary Oduor made the announcement as she named their replacements, who will now serve in an acting capacity pending approval by the board.

Those sent on leave include Aggrey Machasio who is the General Manager, Infrastructure Development and will be replaced by Kennedy Owino.

Peter Njenga the Regional Coordination Manager has been replaced by Geoffrey Muli and Charles Mwaura who is the Network Management Manager replaced by Raphael Ndolo.

Others are Robert Mugo Manager ICT who has been replaced by Titus Kitavi while Imelda Bore, the General Manager Legal Services and Regulatory Affairs and Company Secretary has been replaced by Jude Ochieng, Ariel Mutegi was named Nairobi regional manager.

Energy Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma had earlier directed Kenya Power to repair 10,000 faulty transformers in Nairobi’s Roysambu area.

Juma who was speaking during a tour of the Roysambu area in Nairobi county said it was unacceptable for Kenya Power to have the more than 10,000 transformers that are not repaired.

Kenya power has in recent days been undergoing major reforms after a taskforce was formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta in March.

The president recommended a review of power purchasing agreements with the view of addressing the high cost of electricity in the country.

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