Shortlisted Candidates and Interview Dates for The Position of Data Commissioner

Shortlisted Candidates and Interview Dates for The Position of Data Commissioner

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The Public Service Commission, in compliance to the provisions of Section 6(2) of the Data Protection Act, re-advertised the position of Data Commissioner in the print media and the Commission website on 18th August, 2020.

By the close of the advertisement period on 8th September, 2020, the Commission had received one hundred and twenty-six (126) applications

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Shortlisted Candidates

Following the conclusion of the shortlisting exercise, the Commission publishes the names and the interview schedule of the shortlisted candidates and calls for public participation requesting for comments on any of the candidates.


S/No. – Name – Gender – County – Interview Time

  • 1 Thomas Oganga Odhiambo Male Homa Bay 9.00 a.m.
  • 2 Dr. Kennedy Okong’o, PhD Male Migori 10.00 a.m.
  • 3 Immaculate Kassait, MBS Female Kiambu 11.00 a.m.
  • 4 Murshid Abdalla Mohamed Male Mombasa 12.00 noon
  • 5 Brian Gichana Omwenga Male Kisii 2.00 p.m.
  • 6 Miriam Ndumi Mwonge Female Makueni 3.00 p.m.


S/No. – Name – Gender – County – Interview Time

  • 1 Anthony Akelo Okulo Male Kisumu 9.00 a.m.
  • 2 Rose Mambo Female Nairobi 10.00 a.m.
  • 3 John Walubengo Nyongesa, OGW Male Bungoma 11.00 a.m.
  • 4 Margaret Makhungu Mukoba Female Nairobi 12.00 noon
  • 5 Dr. Mwalili Tobias Mbithi Male Machakos 2.00 p.m.
  • 6 Michael Gatu Mbuthia Male Nyeri 3.00 p.m.

The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the Public Service Commission, Harambee Avenue Nairobi on the date and time indicated. The candidates should be at the venue at least fifteen (15) minutes before the starting time.

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Shortlisted candidates should bring with them originals of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card;
  •  Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
  • Any other supporting documents and testimonials; and
  • Clearances from the following bodies:

(a) Kenya Revenue Authority;

(b) Higher Education Loans Board;

(c) Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureaus;

(d) Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Police Clearance Certificate);

  • Self-Declaration Form duly stamped by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Recommendation from relevant professional bodies (where applicable).


Members of the public are invited to avail any credible information of interest relating to any of the shortlisted candidates (through sworn affidavits) to the Secretary/CEO, Public Service Commission, 4th floor Commission House, off Harambe Avenue, Nairobi or online through datacommissioner2020@publicservice.go.ke so as to be received on or before 21st September, 2020.


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