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Kenyans wonder why millionaire CEO was given top parastatal job

Kenyans are still grappling with how Safaricom chief executive Bob Collymore was on Wednesday appointed as a board member at the National Cancer Institute.

Mr Collymore is the head of the most profitable company in East and Central Africa.

The National Cancer Institute serves as the coordinating body for all cancer control activities in Kenya.

Its main mandate is to “advise the Cabinet Secretary of Health on the overall priorities that should be accorded to cancer prevention and control in Kenya”.

Here is what Kenyans had to say about the appointment.