Major (Rtd) George Nyamoko Okong’o has been appointed as the Director General of the Kenya Maritime Authority for a period of three years.
Previously, Okong’o served at Kenya Navy for a period of 20 years.
He took over from George Mc’goye who served as the acting director after the exit of Nancy Karigithu now the principal secretary for maritime and shipping affairs.
Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) was set up in June 2004 as the Government agency to take charge of maritime affairs in the country.
KMA falls under the State Department of Transport in the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development