Weeks after losing in the hotly contested UDA Party nominations in Elgeyo Marakwet county, former Police Inspector General Joseph Boinett has met with his party boss William Ruto. Announcing the meeting, Deputy President William Ruto said he had met with Boinett, who was running for Elgeyo Marakwet Gubernatorial seat under the UDA ticket but was defeated by the county's Deputy Governor Wisley Rotich.
It has emerged that, Elders from Keiyo Community have endorsed Former Inspector General of Police, IG Joseph Boinett as their preferred candidate for Elgeyo Marakwet County gubernatorial seat following yesterday' s night high sensitive meeting that was attended by Rift valley leaders who met at Kenmosa Resort where the declaration was reached.
UPDATE: Elgeiyo Marakwet Governor Race Takes New Twist After Closed-door Meeting at Ruto's Residence
Elgeiyo Marakwet County Governor race has taken a new twist after ahigh profile closed-door meeting held at Deputy President William Ruto's Karen residence on Thursday morning, 28th April 2022. (Photo, Courtesy) Speaking after the meeting, DP Ruto revealed that after a high profile meeting with various candidates who had shown interest in the seat, Hon Josephat Sawe, Dr Loice Kipkiror and Joseph Boinett resolved to support the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party flag bearer Wesley Rotich in the race.
Following the frequent attacks and unrest experienced recently in Kerio Valley, today Eldoret Diocese Catholic Bishop, Dominic Kimengich presided over a special peace prayers at Chesongoch Catholic Church in Elgeyo-marakwet county. Bishop Kimengich was accompanied by church leaders, politicians, opinion shapers professionals. The former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett was also present.
Wilson Boinett,former Aide de Camp to the late President Daniel arap Moi ( Photo Courtesy) The name Boinett is synonymous with Kenya's security, especially matters to do with intelligence at the highest level. Many Kenyans remember Joseph Boinett, the former Inspector of Police for the role he played in steering the country's security especially after the chaotic tenure of his predecessor David Kimaiyo.
General Servive Unit (GSU) Commandant Dauglas Kanja ( Photo Courtesy) Now in the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, Dauglas Kanja is one of the most experienced police officers in Kenya today. As the General Service Unit Commandant, Kanja is in-charge of one of the most deadly and respected security apparatus in the country.
Today the Former Inspector General of police Joseph Boinett who recently resigned from the position of Chief Administrative Secretary(CAS) in the Wildlife and Tourism docket received final blessings as he prepares to contest for Elgeyo-marakwet Gubernatorial position in the coming general elections. Joseph Boinett received blessings and endorsement from Elgeyo-marakwet residents including the church leaders, elders, professionals and opinion shapers.
Ex IG Joseph Boinett has received a huge boost after four gubernatorial aspirants have dropped their bids in his favour ahead of the August polls. Photo courtesy They have now vowed to support Boinnet who declared that he will be vying for the Elgeyo Marakwet (Rift Valley region) Governor’s seat in the 9th August general election.
Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Police Service Edward Mbugua ( Photo Courtesy) Having been in uniform for nearly three decades, Deputy Inspector General of Police Edward Mbugua is one of the most experienced cops in Kenya today. Now the second most powerful man int the National Police Service after the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai, Mbugua is a heartbeat away from the top position.
GSU Commandant Dauglas Kanja ( Photo Courtesy) When Joseph Boinett exited office in 2019 as Kenya's Inspector General of Police, Dauglas Kanja was one of those who were tipped to succeed him. But as fate would have it, Hillary Mutyambai was picked for the powerful position.
The United Democratic Alliance party yesterday held nominations across thirty five counties in the country and by now majority of the results have been released, there are many leaders who have held high position and resigned to throw their weight behind elective seats but their journey has been altered on the way by losing nominations.
United Democratic Party yesterday held nominations for Aspirants allover the country. Gubernatorial, senatorial, parliamentarians and members of county assembly nominations were done in 36 counties in the country. According to trusted sources, nominations were equally peaceful and violent as some individuals could not accept the results and decrying that there was rigging and voter bribery in some polling stations.
Former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett ( Photo Courtesy) After years in the police service, a good number of highly experienced cops have decided to make a huge plunge into elective politics. Former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett is one of them. The 61- year old is one of the most decorated members of the police service.
Head of public service Joseph Kinyua sent a circular to all civil servants and senior state officials who wished to join politics to immediately resign from office and hand over instruments of power to facilitate a smooth transition. And barely few days after that circular, the results have started streaming in as a popular and powerful chief administrative secretary (CAS) in president Uhuru Kenyatta's administration has made a huge announcement.
After years in law enforcement, a significant number of highly experienced officers have decided to take the risky leap into elective politics. Joseph Boinett, a former Inspector General of Police, is one of them. The 61- year- old is one of the most decorated police officers in the country.
Joseph Boinett who is a former Inspector General of the National police service resigned from his position as the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on Thursday, February, 9. He said he was leaving the position to vie for Elgeyo-marakwet Gubernatorial seat.
Joseph Boinett, a former Inspector General of Police (IG), has been appointed to lead another board of government. In a Gazette Notice dated Friday 5 February, Tourism CS Najib Balala appointed the former IG to chair the Task Force on Reform and Re-Engineering of the Utalii College of Kenya. That was after an internal audit revealed the institution's embezzlement of funds amounting to Ksh100 million. Alongside seven other members, including Sankara Hotel General Manager Krishna Unni and InterContinental Hotels
Today, the Kenya Widlife Service (KWS) in conjunction with the County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet issued compensation for victims of Human Widlife conflict. The national government has been compensating such victims under the compesation act 2013. The first phase of compensation was done to those who suffered injuries and to families of kin who died.
With the clock running down to the much anticipated 2022 general elections, political temperatures have gradually continued to hit the peak as fresh details emerge on daily basis. In a confidential circular, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua stated that civil servants in national and county governments eyeing elective posts must vacate and hand over their office by next Tuesday.
Kenya Airways has got into partnership with Kenya Wildlife in a bid to promote tourism in the country. In so doing, they have decided to brand the planes with Wildlife Images. The partnership aims to renew KQ's commitment if fight against illegal wildlife trade and enhance conservation efforts of endangered species.