Amb. Anthony Muchiri was sworn in as the new Chairperson for the Public Service Commission (PSC) in a ceremony at the Supreme Court on 22nd December 2021. The oath of office was administered by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Ms. Anne Amadi and witnessed by the Chief Justice Martha Koome.
The oath of office marks the beginning of Amb. Muchirii’s six-year tenure at the helm of the Commission.
In his remarks Amb. Muchiri pledged to transform the public service into a dynamic and proactive workforce that will address the needs of the citizenry. Prior to his appointment amb Muchiri was Kenya's ambassador to Cuba.
Present during the ceremony were, Cabinet Secretary Public Service Prof. Margaret Kobia, PSC Vice Chairperson Ms Charity Kisotu, Commissioners and senior PSC secretariat staff.
Public Service Commission, in partnership with Emerging Leaders Foundation (ELF) , on 23rd November 2021, launched “The Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship Programme” at the Kenya International Convention Center (KICC). The programme seeks to train, mould and mentor emerging leaders in the public service.
The launch and signing of a memorandum of understanding was witnessed by Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens, and Special Programmes Prof. Margaret Kobia, PSC Vice-Chairperson Ms. Charity Kisotu, Commission Secretary Dr. Simon Rotich, PSC Commissioners and ELF representative Ms. Yawa Hansen.
The Chairperson of The National Assembly Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security Hon. Peter Mwathi has promised to support Public Service Commission to ensure the Public Service Internship Program (PSIP) benefits more youths across the country.
Speaking on 29th October 2021 during the closing ceremony of a five-day capacity building for the second cohort of mentors and coaches at a hotel in Naivasha, Hon Mwathi said that the program will give the youth hands-on experience and requisite skills as they venture into their respective careers.
Present during the ceremony were, Hon Edward Kaunya (Member National Assembly Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security), PSC Vice Chairperson Ms, Charity Kisotu, Deputy Commission Secretary Mr. Remmy Mulati, Director HRM Ms Joan Machayo and PSC senior secretariat staff.
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