Edwin Jacob Abonyo, the widower of former Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso, has been appointed to become a member of the State Corporations Advisory Committee.

This is according to a gazette notice dated 14th October 2019.

Others who have been appointed to the committee include Jeremiah Matagaro as the Chairman, Wanjiku Wakogi to be the Secretary and Winfred Kaburu, Cecil Kuyo, Cyrus Gituai, Tom Maina Macharia, Roselyn Tumpeyo and Gloria Ndekei as members.

The Labour Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yattani, also appointed former Othaya MP Mary Wambui to Chair the National Employment Authority for a period of three years.

The move has initiated stern opposition from social media: