BOARD CHAIRMAN HANDOVER

BOARD CHAIRMAN HANDOVER

This morning the outgoing NCPD Board Chairman Hon. David Ngugi has officially handed over to the incoming board chairman Gen. (Rtd) Julius Karangi at the council offices in Nairobi. Gen Julius Karangi was appointed by President William Ruto as the NCPD Board chairman effective December, 23rd 2022.

Speaking during the handover, Hon. Ngugi congratulated Gen. Karangi on his appointment as the NCPD Board Chair noting that the Council played a vital role in the implementation of the Population Program in Kenya on a broad aspect of Population Management and Development Planning in Kenya.

Hon. Ngugi noted that his tenure has the council has remarkable progress made notably the approval of the Kenya National Population Policy for Sustainable Development by the Cabinet, implementation of the 2018/2022 Strategic Plan, hosting of the 4th National Leaders’ Conference, Implementation of The Nairobi Summit Kenya Country Commitments on ICPD25 among others.

On his part Gen. Karangi thanked President William Ruto for appointing him as the chair of the NCPD board and promised to serve with dignity, diligence and professionalism. Addressing the senior management, Gen. Karangi called on service to mankind as an hallmark to humanity. He thanked Hon. David Ngugi for his leadership during his tenure and promised to continue building on his legacy to move NCPD Forward.

He reiterated his commitment to the delivery of the NCPD Mandate noting that it was crucial for the development in Kenya. He noted that integration of population issues in the development planning was crucial for sustainability and the future of work.

The NCPD Director General Dr. Mohamed Sheikh led the Senior Management Team in welcoming the new Board Chairman and the board of directors was represented by Mr. James Kimonye.

 

Hon. David Ngugi (left) officially hands over the Chairmanship of the National Council For Population And Development to Gen. Rtd. Julius Karangi on 6th January 2023. Gen Julius Karangi was appointed by President William Ruto as the NCPD Board chairman effective December, 23rd 2022

 

Hon. David Ngugi (left) officially hands over the Chairmanship of the National Council For Population and Development to Gen. Rtd. Julius Karangi on 6th January 2023.

 

Looking on, on the left is NCPD Director General Dr. Mohamed Sheikh

 

 

 

 

 

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