Massa Hamisi Salim, the interim Director of the Criminal Investigations has missed out on the list of 10 candidates that have been shortlisted to replace George Kinoti as the DCI boss.
Kinoti resigned on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, after four years at the helm of the investigative agency.
The National Police Service Commission appointed Massa Hamisi Salim as the Director of Criminal Investigations in an acting capacity until the position is filled substantively and competitively.
On Sunday, October 9, the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) published a list of 10 shortlisted candidates.
The list was an intense narrow down from 253 individuals who submitted their application for the security top job.
In a statement, NPSC noted that a notice had been sent to all the 10 candidates to present themselves at Kenya School of Government, lower Kabete in Nairobi for interviews slated for Tuesday October 11, 2022.
The shortlisted candidates are Amin Ibrahim Mohamed from Wajir, Bernard Barasa Walumoli from Bungoma, Eliud Kipkoech Lagat from Nandi, Gideon Nyale Munga from Kilifi and Esther Chepkosgei Seroney from Elgeyo Marakwet.
Others are David Kipkosgey Birech from Nandi, Jonyo Michael Wiso from Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nicholas Ireri Kamwende from Embu, Paul Jimmie Ndambuki from Machakos and Dr. Simon Mwangi Wanderi from Nyandarua.
The interviews will kick off at 8:45 am an close at 5:00 pm with each candidate expected to spent at roughly 45 minutes on the hot seat.
NPSC boss Eliud Kinuthia then invited the Public to submit credible written memorandum on any of the candidates through email@example.com.
All candidates were directed to present their National ID, Academic certificates, including transcripts and professional certificates as well as any other supporting documents and testimonials.
They should also obtain clearance from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Directorate of Criminal Investigations and a credible Credit Reference Bureau.
Langat, who has been shortlisted, serves as the Director of DCI reforms while Wanderi is the Head of DCI Railways. Mohammed Amin is the Director of the agency’s Internal affairs Unit while Nyale is the Personal Assistant to the Inspector General of Police.
Birech works as the Director of Police Reforms while Kamwende is the Director of Planning at DCI.