The nation has it that five police board job aspirants were interviewed on Tuesday. Among those who appeared before the panel interviewing applicants for posts on the Independent Policing Oversight Authority Board were the Former Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission director John Mutonyi, Nairobi Womenís Hospital boss Samuel Thenya, former police officers Mary Mwangangi and Mathew Kabetu, and Kenya Human Rights official Tom Kagwe.
It is said that Dr Mutonyi was accused of tribalism and nepotism while at the helm of the KACC but he denied the allegations saying that there was no time that he was in charge of human recourse and placement matters.
The interviews commenced on Monday where 26 aspirants were shortlisted from a list of 123 applicants.
The chairmanship of the panel was taken by Mr. Tache Bonsa Gollo of the Gender and Equity Commission. Other members on the panel are chief of staff in the Prime Minister's office Caroli Omondi, Internal Security permanent secretary Francis Kimemia and the human rights commissionís Fatuma Mohamed.