Kenyan Ambassador to US rejects recall notice

By kenyanobserver on December 9, 2008

Kenya’s ambassador to the US, His Excellency Peter Ogego, has refused to go back home after being recalled by the Kenyan government. And he’s not the only one. Apparently, Joseph Muchemi (United Kingdom) and Raychelle Owuor Omamo (France) have also decided they are staying put.

It’s no coincidence that these are considered some of the “plummiest” appointments a Kenyan civil servant can ever hope to get, but to refuse to go back after being recalled is unheard of.

Here’s the clincher (quoted from a Kenya Times article);

The sources further said some ambassadors who have continued to cling in office claimed they paid a lot of money to the Narc Government to secure such positions and they have not recovered the amount they spent.

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