Kenya Ports Authority MD Daniel Manduku Resigns

Daniel Manduku. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) managing director has resigned.

In a letter addressed to the Cabinet Secretary for Transport Mr James Macharia, Manduku said that the resignation would be effective on June 1.

However, before then, he would be proceeding to a terminal leave.

“I write to communicate formally a decision which I have reached after deep introspection and lengthy consultation. As you know, it has been both an honour and a privilege to serve as the head of this most vital installation. The duty of the captain of this ship has been to ensure that she remains steady and that she stays her course,” he said.

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Manduku was appointed to the helm of KPA since 2018 May, after his predecessor Catherine Mturi. He becomes among the shortest serving MDs at the parastatal.

Recently, he was arrested in connection with fraudulent lease of extra storage space for containers by KPA.

He was arraigned but later released without charged.

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