Cupboard Secretary for Public Service Aisha Jumwa has halted all processes resulting in the extension of service for retired civil servants.
In a letter to Public Service Fee chairperson Ambassador Anthony Muchiri, CS Jumwa indicated that her resolution to cancel the extension additionally impacts those that had already been cleared to proceed service past the necessary age of 60.
“The aim of this letter is to request that each one extension overview instances be suspended and another present instances be revoked to allow correct legislations and succession administration pointers to be applied throughout the general public service,” mentioned the CS
The CS mentioned her resolution arises from a surge in reported instances of individuals eager to have their providers prolonged past the set age in whole disregard of the legislation.
“It has come to the eye of the ministry chargeable for public service that public officers who’ve attained the necessary age as supplied underneath the Public Service Fee Act are making quite a few appeals to the fee for unjustified extensions,” she wrote.
CS Jumwa confirmed the directive in a TV interview, saying the transfer is aimed toward creating job alternatives for recent graduates.
“I wrote a letter to the PSC and advised them that we’ve a legislation and if somebody has attained the required age to retire aende akiendanga in order that we give youthful folks alternatives,” she mentioned.
“Now we have additionally mentioned on this within the Kenya Kwanza manifesto that we are going to create job alternatives for younger folks within the nation.”
The CS mentioned as soon as her directive is applied, it’s going to pave the way in which for a “seamless transition for college college students into the working sector”.
“What’s going to occur to school graduates who’re on the lookout for jobs? I’ve been visited by lots of them, but there are workplaces they qualify to occupy however the positions are held with individuals who should have retired,” she mentioned.
“That’s the reason you have a look at a few of these authorities positions and also you ask your self why is that this particular person nonetheless right here?”