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Meet The Person Who Has Replaced Pauline Njoroge At The Tourism Regulatory Authority Board

Najma Ismail. [ Photo | Courtesy]

Standard Media Group's journalist Najma Ismail has been appointed as a board member of the Tourism Regulatory Authority.

Najma's appointment came after Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife revoked the initial appointment of Pauline Njoroge for the position.

Pauline Njoroge's past tweet came back to haunt her and cost her the job.

In the Tweet, Pauline Njoroge claimed that Nairobi National Park was useless and did not have economic value to the country.

Pauline Njoroge. [ Photo | Courtesy]

Following her appointment, Kenyans on social media raised complaints and criticized the ministry over her appointment.

"The only national park in a capital city in the world, beyond that glamourous title, what else doe it offer? The orphanage and the nature walk make economic sense, but the park?" a statement believed to have been authored by Pauline Njoroge read.

In the statement that was shared on Saturday, August 8, CS Balala pointed out that the ministry does not want to associate itself with People who think like Pauline Njoroge.

CS Najib Balala. [ Photo | Courtesy]

"I am revoking Pauline Njoroge's appointment as a board member of Tourism Regulatory Authority because we have just seen what she had tweeted in the past that Nairobi National Park was useless. We do not want to be associated with such people and such thinking," The Cabinet Secretary said. 

The Ministry of Tourism further apologized over the appointment citing that they were unaware of Pauline's statement against the Nairobi National park.

"We regret we did not know what she had said in the past. We want to take this opportunity to thank Kenyans on social media," a statement from the ministry read.

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