The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) Secretary General Dr. Fredrick Ouma Oluga has on Friday March 27, resigned from his position after being deployed to the newly created Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) office in Nairobi.
Dr Ouma Oluga had served at KMPDU for five years.
President Uhuru Kenyatta created the NMS office to be in charge of the Nairobi County functions that embattled Governor Mike Sonko transferred to the national government.
Major Gen Mohamed Abdalla Badi was appointed by the head of state as NMS Director General.
In a circular from the Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua dated March 23, Oluga was appointed the new Chief Officer of Health in Nairobi County.
The vocal trade unionist is among 32 individuals who been deployed from various government ministries and departments to join the NMS team that was unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta on March 18, 2020.
Prior to the posting, Oluga served at Vihiga County’s department of Internal Medicine as a medical doctor.
Last year, Dr Oluga was appointed president of all health workers in the world for a period of two years.
The Health Workers 4 All Coalition is a global coalition of health workers formed during the 71st World Health Assembly in 2018.