By Kamadi Amata
President William Ruto on Tuesday locked out several Cabinet Secretaries who arrived at State House, Nairobi late for the signing of perfomance contracts.
Among those who were late include Council of Governors chairperson Ann Waiguru whose speech was delivered by Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka.
Also locked out were several Principal Secretaries and Heads of Parastatals.
Performance contracting is the flagship performance management tool that the government has adopted in the running of the public service.
According to an official programme released by State House Press Secretary Emmanuel Talam, the event was to begin at exactly 8 am.
This meant that all the CSs and their PS were to be seated early enough before the official time when the event would kick off.
Among those who were barred over lateness and did not sign their contracts were Interior CS Kithure Kindiki and his Trade and Industry counterpart Moses Kuria.
Speaking during the event Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua warned CSs and PSs over lateness saying that there cannot be any justification for that.