8 May 2019

Kenya: Sonko Orders Biometric Machines Installed At All County Offices

Photo: Capital FM
Nairobi City County Governor Mike Sonko launching the biometric system.

Nairobi — Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has ordered the installation of biometric card readers across all county offices to ensure staff report to work on time.

The governor said a bad trend of laziness has creeped in among county staff, negatively affecting service delivery.

He said lately, staff have developed a mentality, reporting to work late and leave early, thus giving minimal service Nairobi residents.

"My administration will recognise, reward and promote staff who deliver on their targets, but has no room for lazy people who just want to use their county offices to conduct their personal businesses," said Sonko.

He spoke at City Hall on Wednesday during the launch of the Huduma Namba registration for county staff.

Sonko said the Huduma Namba will enhance security at City Hall.

The number will complement the new staff badges that will be rolled out this year.

All county employees will be issued with the new badges, which will help security personnel identify county workers, clients and visitors.

"That is why the Public Service Management must fast-track the roll out of the new staff badges and urgently install biometric card readers across our offices," said the flamboyant Governor.

More on This

Sonko Introduces Biometric Card Reader in All County Offices

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has ordered the installation of biometric card readers across all county offices to ensure… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Capital FM

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.