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Just Like Uhuru: Sonko-Led Nairobi County Has 86 Percent Aged Workforce

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In an exclusive biometric report released yesterday, half of Mike Sonko’s Nairobi County government employees are over 50 years old. In fact, most are supposed to be retiring as soon as next year.

The report which had been delayed for more than four months now revealed that 5, 709 out of 11,603 City Hall workers are aged 50 years and above. The report also stated that 19 employees that are above 60 years(retirement age) are still on the payroll.

Interestingly, the report further revealed that only 792 of the employees are below the age of 35. Sonko who is always chest-thumping on how he’s youth is running a government that has only 14 percent of youths of his entire workforce.

A total of 2, 712 workers are aged between 55 and 59 years; those aged between 50 and 54 years are 2, 978 while another 2, 663 are in the age bracket of between 45 and 49 years.

1, 757 are aged between 40 and 44 years while those below the 40-year mark are only 1, 474 where 682 are between 35 and 39 years.

The report states that 621 are aged between 30 and 34 years while only 171 are below the age of 30.

While releasing the report, City Hall acting County Secretary Leboo Morintat said that more than half of the workforce is made up of females accounting for 6,118 against 5, 485 males.

Yesterday, Kenya Insights published this article where Treasury CS Ukur Yattani has been quoted admitting that ghost workers have been exorcised by both governments.

Ghost Workers Exorcised, Treasury CS Admits

 

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Morintat also noted that the Sonko-led county could not account for 385 workers on the payroll that was registered in April this year. City Hall’s payroll as of April 2019 indicated that there were 11,988 employees yet the biometric report has captured 11,603.


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