President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to a senior government position.

In a Gazette Notice dated December 21, the president appointed Collymore a member of the Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Board.

In the appointment, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group CEO Joshua Oigara was also appointed a member of the board.

The two and four other high profile individuals appointed to Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Board by the president will serve for a period of three years starting December 14.

Others appointed to serve in the Board include;

Juliana Rotich

Rita Kavashe

Nick Nesbitt

Muchai Kunyiha.

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Uhuru appoints Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore

In other appointments, former Funyula MP Paul Otuoma was appointed Chairperson of the Privatization Commission, a position that was previously held by the late Henry Obwocha.

Kabando wa Kabando was also appointed a member of the Board of the Local Authorities Provident Fund, where he will also serve for a period of 3 years.