Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Cyprian Is Nyakundi

News

Petition To Remove Amollo Otiende From Ombudsman Office Submitted

otiende

Caption : Dr Otiende Amollo, the chairman of the Commission on Administrative Justice. Anonymous petitioners want him kicked out of office. 

Members of staff at the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of Ombudsman) have filed an anonymous petition and submitted it to Parliament, calling for the removal of lawyer Amollo Otiende, for corruption, high-handedness, nepotism and the likes, a move that is likely to send Amollo home soon.

Amollo has been accused of running the Ombudsman Office like his private property, influencing appointments of staff based on patronage and not merit. We have consistently said that Kenya is being finished by those that shun merit and instead give jobs and positions to cronies, a vice that’s rampant in every sector.

Amollo apparently uses the office budget to travel unnecessarily to Kisumu every weekend, where its suspected that he has been campaigning for the seat of Member of Parliament in Rarieda, his home area. He uses these numerous trips to defraud the Commission off money under the pretext of imprest.

The same character Otiende has been accused of using an office staff member, to do his thesis as he is pursuing a PHD at the University of Cape Town, in what could be a case of intellectual-dishonesty, similar to how Mutahi Ngunyi of the “tyranny of numbers” fame deceived Kenyans that he has complete his doctorate degree.

Amollo is so petty, that he has influenced policy to ensure that he’s the only one who gets lunch allowance, as the rest are not entitled to it. He has also declined to delegate roles and assignments to heads of departments, opting instead to supervise even the most menial of assignments. Meaning that he’s the only one who travels for official meetings both locally and abroad.

The petitioners, therefore, petitioned parliament to commence the process of removing Mr Otiende Amollo from office in line with Article 251 of the Constitution, as well as the Commission on Administrative Justice Act. This is meant to protect the integrity of the Commission, as well as contribute to the restoration of the rule of law in the country.

Hereby attached is the entire petition, available for download.


Would you like to get published on this Popular Blog? You can now email Cyprian Nyakundi any breaking news, Exposes, story ideas, human interest articles or interesting videos on: [email protected] Videos and pictures can be sent to +254 710 280 973 on WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram.


Comments

comments

 
Click to comment

Facebook

You May Also Like

Entertainment

In the wake of her ex-husband Eddie Ndichu’s assault scandal, fresh details have emerged on the culmination of events that led to the death...

News

Shocking news reaching the cnyakundi.com newsdesk is that at least 2 people have died on the spot after a bomb explosion rocked a food...

News

Eddie Ndichu married media personality Janet Mbugua in a colourful wedding in 2015. Their marriage looked like a perfect one until recently when things...

News

In a fresh twist to the Ndichu twins’ saga, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has declined to charge the two...

Copyright © 2021 Cyprian Is Nyakundi.

%d bloggers like this: