President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed a selection panel for the selection of nominees for appointment as chairperson of the Public Service Commission. In a gazette notice dated 16th April, 2018, the Head of State named Kennedy Kihara, Muthoni Kimani, Dr Nura Mohammed, Edwin Makori, Salome Gitoho, Hirji Shah and Rose K'Oweru to form the seven member panel that will interview prospective candidates to fill the position that was vacated by Prof. Margaret Kobia following her appointment as cabinet secretary. President Kenyatta also appointed PSC Commissioners Veronica Birgen and Judy Bwonya to be members of the Selection Panel for the selection of nominees for appointment as Chairperson and members of the National Gender and Equality Commission. Other members are Ruth Kagia, Charles Mutinda, Justa Nkoroi, Mary Gichohi, Claire Lai and Mohammed Gabu. Also appointed by the Head of State are Mr. Simon Rotich and Ms Jane Chege to be members of the selection panel for the selection of nominees for appointment as chairperson and members of the Commission on Administrative Justice. Both Mr. Rotich and Ms Chege are Deputy Commission Secretaries in the Public Service Commission. Other members of the selection panel are Jasper Mbiuki, Christine Kanini Ileli, Samson Kibii and Catherine Wameyo.
Those appointed to the Selection panel for the selection of nominees for appointment as Chairperson and members of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission are Stephen Kirogo, Agnes Shikuku, Joseph Birundu, Mogendi and Boniface Otsyula.