President William Ruto has Professor Lukoye Atwoli as the non-executive chairperson of the board of directors of Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital.
The head of state publicised the changes via a gazette notice released on Friday, November 3.
According to the notice, Lukoye, the son of Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Francis Atwoli, will hold the position for three years, starting November this year.
Professor Lukoye Atwoli speaks after being elected as an international member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) on October 9, 2023.
Aga Khan University
“In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) (a) of the State Corporations Act and Paragraph 6 (1) (a) of the Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital Order, I, William Samoei Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, appoints Lukoye Atwoli to the nonexecutive chairperson of the board of directors of Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital,” read part of the notice.
Lukoye is one of the leading professors in matters associated with Mental health research. He currently holds two positions as dean of Aga Khan’s Medical College and also co-chairs the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Board on Global Health.
The medical practitioner was recently elected as an international member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) headquartered in Washington DC, United States.
In other changes, Safaricom Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Ndegwa was appointed as the chancellor of Meru University of Science and Technology.
Ndegwa will hold the position for five years.
Former United Democratic Alliance (UDA) aspirant for the Bobasi constituency seat, Lucas Mogoa, was appointed as a member of the state corporation Advisory committee, a position he will hold for three years. The order took effect from November 1, 2023.
Further, former Ijara Member of Parliament Sophia Abdi Noor was appointed as chairperson of the National Council for Children Services for three years.
According to the notice, she will serve for three years until November 3, 2026.
An image of Kenyan Doctors honouring Prof. Dr Lukoye Atwoli, for his exemplary service and commitment to the Medical Profession and Health Care in January 2023.