EACC Celebrates Staff Conferred State Awards
07:03:2022: EACC Chairperson, Archbishop (Rtd) Eliud Wabukala, EBS, on Thursday, March 3, 2022 led the Commission in celebrating 11 officers who were conferred National Honors and Awards by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, during the 2021 Jamhuri day celebrations.
While transmitting the insignias to the officers on behalf of the President, Archbishop Wabukala lauded the officers noting that the national honors were as a result of hard work and dedication. National Honours and Awards in Kenya are conferred on persons who have made exemplary contributions to the betterment of the nation.
In his remarks, EACC CEO, Mr Twalib Mbarak, CBS, said that the state’s recognition of the officers for outstanding public service was a monumental achievement for the Commission. “This underscores the commitment of the Government to the fight against corruption.” He said.
The officers awarded included: Director, Field Services & Coordination, Mr Jackson Kaunda Mue, OGW; Deputy Director, Forensic Investigations, Mr. George Otieno Ojowi, OGW; Assistant Director/ Head of Corporate Affairs & Public Communications, Mr. Eric Ngumbi, OGW; Assistant Director, Regional Office, Ms Christine Natome, OGW; Assistant Director, Regional Office, Mr George Mogare Oira, OGW; Assistant Director, Intelligence, Major (Rtd) Kuntai Ole Tingisha, OGW; Assistant Director, Asset Recovery, Ms Faith Mbaire Ng’ethe, OGW; Assistant Director, Forensic Investigations, Simon Pkukat Cherpka, OGW; Legal Officer, Grace Kwamboka Omweri, HSC; Investigation Officer, Alfred Joel Mwenda, HSC and Investigation Officer, Jemimah Wanjiru Githungu, HSC.
The awards bring the total number of EACC officers conferred National Awards to 24 in the last three years. In 2019, six officers were awarded national honors while 2020 had seven officers benefited.