Kenya Wildlife Service Director-General Brigadier John Waweru who was appointed by former President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2019, has been sent on compulsory leave and replaced by Wildlife Secretary Erastus Kanga in acting capacity.
Waweru has been sent on compulsory shortly after attending the handing over ceremony of Principal Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife.
In a memo dated 5, December 2022 and addressed to Directorate and divisional heads, Field senior Assistant directors, wardens, Parks, reserves, and stations in charges, Waweru's leave begins immediately and the top officers have been asked to communicate the same to junior staff.
"All officers in charge are required to ensure continuity of normal operations and accord the incoming acting Director General necessary support please bring the content of this message to the attention of all staff under you" read part of the memo.
It is not yet clear why He has been sent to a compulsory leave.
Memo of the new changes at the Kenya Wildlife Service.
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