The Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works has appointed Eng. Silas Murira Kinoti to be the Director General of the Kenya Urban Roads Authority.
He has been acting Director General/Chief Executive Officer from September 2015.
He has been in the public sector for over 20 years, having joined KURA in 2009 as Manager (Roads) and was later promoted to General Manager (Planning and Environment), a position he held until his appointment.
A statement from the Ministry said his appointment followed a competitive recruitment process.
The Kenya urban roads authority (KURA) is a state corporation under the ministry of transport and infrastructure established with the core mandate of management, development, rehabilitation and maintenance of national urban trunk roads.
His appointment took effect yesterday.