Former Treasury Cupboard Secretary Henry Rotich has landed a plum State job following an appointment by the Public Service Fee.
In accordance with sources inside the authorities, Mr Rotich has been picked to function the Senior Advisor on Fiscal Affairs and Finances Coverage within the workplace of President William Ruto.
Press Secretary to the Presidential Communication Service (PCS) Mr Emmanuel Talam, additionally confirmed the appointment Thursday.
“Sure it’s true, the previous CS is now a presidential advisor,” he stated.
The appointment comes one month after Mr Rotich and eight others were cleared by the court within the Sh63 billion Arror and Kimwarer graft case.
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They have been cleared by the trial Justice of the Peace Eunice Nyutu, saying that there was not sufficient proof towards them.
Mr Rotich served because the Treasury CS within the two phrases of the retired President Uhuru Kenyatta.
He was additionally among the many CSs whom Mr Kenyatta retained in his two phrases.
When the 2 dams scandal got here up, President Ruto termed the case as a political witch hunt, and that not even a shilling allotted to the challenge was stolen.
Following the clearance of Mr Rotich, the Kenya Human Rights Fee (KHRC), Transparency Worldwide, Katiba Institute and Africa Middle for Open Governance (Africog) sued the prosecutors who dealt with the case.