Hamisi Massa appointed acting DCI boss.
Hamisi Massa appointed acting DCI boss, this is after Kinoti resigned.
The commission chairman Eliud Kinuthis said they expect to get a substantive DCI. Massa will be in the position for 14 days
Eliud said,”Massa will be the DCI in an acting capacity, until the position is filled substantively and competitively in at least 14 days.”
Massa was promoted to take over as the deputy DCI in May 2022. This came after the retirement of Joseph Ashmalla from the service after attaining retirement age.
Massa served as a director of Anti Narcotics Unit (ANU) and his appointment was seen as a reward for his work. When it comes to character, Many describe him as a loyal and reserved officer.
The commission is seeking to recruit a new DCI and those are interested in the position have until October 6, 2022 to apply.
On tuesday, President William Ruto announced the resignation of Goerge Kinoti.
Requirements for DCI job
They must have a degree from a recognized institution
10 years experience and proven knowledge of criminal investigations policing and meet requirements for chapter six of Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Applicants must be a citizen of Kenya
Other requirements are outlined in Section 29 of the National Police Service Act.