•Ngero joined the ranks of Principal Secretaries in December 2022 after an almost two-decades' career in the petroleum sector.
•Her resignation comes a week after she was transferred from the state department for Performance and Delivery Management.
Principal Secretary for Correctional Services Esther Ngero has resigned.
This comes a week after she was transferred from the state department for Performance and Delivery Management in the Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary to the State Department for Correctional Services within the Ministry of Interior and National Administration.
In a statement shared by Head of Public Service Felix Koskei on Tuesday, Ngero resigned due to personal reasons.
"His Excellency the President has received and accepted with regret the resignation of Esther Ngero, Principal Secretary for Correctional Services, who is leaving the office for personal reasons," reads the statement.
Koskei noted that Ngero has been instrumental in establishing the institutional framework to support the implementation of Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring for Ministries, State Departments, and State Agencies (MDAs).
The statement further revealed that Ngero joined the ranks of Principal Secretaries in December 2022 after an almost two-decades career in the petroleum sector.
She has held the position for just five months.