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State House explains staff ethnic imbalance

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State House has denied it's responsible for the skewed ethnic representation of the staff working there. In a statement issued yesterday, State House Comptroller Nelson Githinji blamed the ethnic imbalance on parent ministries who seconded staff to State House.

According to an ethnic audit of the civil service conducted by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission, the ethnic makeup of the State House employees is 45.31 per cent in favour of the Kikuyu.

“The secondments are flexible and are determined by the technical and other professional requirements of the State Houses or Lodges located in various parts of the country,” explained Githinji in the statement issued by the PPS