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Appointment of Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Eng. John Karonji Muhia has been appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of National Water Harvesting & Storage Authority with effect from 28th March 2023, by NWHSA’s Board.

Outgoing CEO CS. Sharon Obonyo handed over the mantle to Eng. Muhia, thanking the Board for the opportunity to serve in that position. She also thanked staff for the support accorded to her and urged them to support Eng. Muhia, the new Ag. CEO.

Chairman Rev. Dr. Samuel Mwangi accompanied by the Board of Directors announced the changes to staff yesterday. He thanked the outgoing Acting CEO CS. Obonyo noting that the Authority had made great achievements during her tenure. The Chairman highlighted some of the achievements that include complete projects, enhanced brand visibility of the Authority and improved stakeholder engagement.

The chairman welcomed Eng. Muhia to the NWHSA family with an assurance of full support from the Board of Directors while urging management and all staff to accord the new Ag. CEO full support as he steers the Authority to greater heights. Eng. Muhia is an accomplished engineer with over 26 years of experience in the water sector. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and a Higher Diploma in Water Engineering. He has also undertaken leadership courses such as the Senior Management Course (SMC) and Strategic Leadership Program (SLDP).

Dr. Mwangi added that the Board is confident that Eng. Muhia will discharge his duties as the Ag. CEO to his best ability in the implementation of the Authority’s mandate, while the Board will continue with their oversight role to ensure management meets the Authority’s targets and goals.

Eng. Muhia thanked the staff, management and the Board for their welcome to the Authority adding that he is a team player who is looking forward to working with everyone to achieve the Authority’s goals. He urged staff to uphold team spirit, commitment and effort in all they do.

Ag. CEO Eng. John K. Muhia

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