Nyeri county has a 65 year-old executive in charge of youth docket
The appointment of 65 year-old Sheila Githaiga as County Executive for Youth and Sports in Nyeri County has been received with harsh criticism from Kenyans online.
Many feel that the youth in Nyeri have been given a raw deal.
Nyeri County MCAs approved her nomination during a special sitting on Monday.
KOT wondered why the county government appointed an elderly person to handle a docket meant for the youth.
Here are some of their reactions.
Nyeri County assembly approves 65-year-old Sheila Githaiga's appointment to youth docket; says their allegiance is to Governor Gakuru.
— David Mbewa (@MbewaDavid) October 23, 2017
The new Nyeri County executive for youth,shes 65yrs pic.twitter.com/LVKnZgYpVG
— DENUH (@denuhk) October 23, 2017
— Felix Malombe #MSFTEduchat (@Felmalo) October 23, 2017
— Keter Steve (@KeterSteves) October 23, 2017
A 65-year-old Sheila Githaiga's appointment to youth docket! #NyeriKunaManeno
— John Juma (@JohnJuma_) October 24, 2017
Sheila Githaiga, 65; the Nyeri minister for youth. Vijana moo? https://t.co/Y5m5vVch8f
— Nyeri County Forum (@ForumNyeri) October 23, 2017
She could be Young at Heart… No seriously think about it??
Sheila Githaiga for sure knows ALL there is to know about YOUTHFULNESS ???
— DAtundo Atundo (@Twashelilly) October 23, 2017
Congratulations Sheila Waruguru Githaiga for your appointment as the Nyeri county CEC,Youth,sports and social services.
— fgithenya (@farmoha13) October 5, 2017
The Nyeri County executive nominee for YOUTH, gender, sports & social services Ms Sheila Githaiga is aged over 60 years-DN
— brian kuira (@kuirab) October 12, 2017