President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, August 7, appointed KANU Secretary General Nick Salat to be the Chairperson of the Board of the Agricultural Development Corporation.
Through gazette notice, the president stated that Salat would take up the position for one year.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 7(3) of the State Corporations Act, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, appoint Nicholas Kiptoo Arap Korir Salat to be the chairperson of the Board of the Agricultural Development Corporation, up to June 5, 2021, with effect from the August 7, 2020,” read the statement.
He added that the appointment of Benjamin Cheboi, who previosly served in the same position, had been revoked.
At the same time, the head of state revoked the appointment of Salat as the Chairman of the Board of the Postal Corporation of Kenya effective August 7, 2020.
In his place, he appointed Njoroge Nani Mungai who would start serving from the August 7, 2020 to December 12, 2021.