Parliament continues to reign supreme as the fate of nominees to the Chief Justice, Attorney General, director of public prosecutions and controller of budget offices is postponed until next week.Suspicious Kenyans will be foolish to read mischief of any kind in the delay by citing the February 27th deadline for filling position of the CJ draws near
Nowhere in the world are appointments made based solely on education and experience.There are 42 tribes in Kenya and give it to PORK, H.E. nominated a CJ from a minority group "not Kenyan enough" to avoid rocking the delicate balance of our tribal governance. Truly it is no longer business as usual.
PhDs are a dime a dozen in Kenya, not to mention the ratio of highly qualified manpower is more than the number of public posts available in government, and that is without so called affirmative action. Tribal balance must be struck so that ethnically inclined Kenyans won't accuse the coalition of sensitive government appointments being skewed in favour of one particular tribe.Ethnic and regional balance must come first in any Kenyan head hunting list before qualification, experience and expertise.
But the timing could not be any better as the speed picks up for accelerating judicial reforms to stop anyone from going to the Hague.After forcing PNU and ODM into a politcal marriage the international community is once again witness to our theatrics to to pull out of the same ICC we demanded. If only the IDPs and deceased PEV victims could resurrect out of their graves to remind us what went wrong where. NA BADO