Sports, Heritage and Culture Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has appointed an advisory committee to develop guidelines for the resumption of sports.
Sports have been suspended since March due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
The 23-member committee is chaired by Sports Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Hassan Noor Hassan. It has been mandated to engage all the key stakeholders and collect their views.
The committee will also review the global trends in sports.
It will also recommend protocols to be applied and make any other recommendations on how to restart sports.
Director-General of Sports Pius Metto is expected to provide the secretariat for the committee while a report is expected by 10th July, 2020.
The committee members are:
- Mr Hassan Noor Hassan – Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage, chairperson;
- Mr Pius Metto, Director-General Sports, Kenya;
- Ms Rose wachuka, Policy Advisor, Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage;
- Dr Walter Ongeti, Strategy Adviser, Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage;
- Mr Japson Gerald Gitonga, acting Commissioner of Sports;
- Ms Agnes Oluoch, pPresident National Paralympic Committee of Kenya;
- Dr Naim Bilal, CEO, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation;
- Mr Elias Makori, Editor (Sports) Nation Media Group;
- Dr Wycliffe Makanga, sports medic;
- Dr Doreen Odhiambo, acting CEO Kenya Academy of Sports;
- Dr Japhter Rugut, CEO, Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya;
- Ms Rose Wasike, Registrar of Sports;
- Mr Barnabas Korir, Athletics Kenya;
- Mr Francis Mutuiku, Secretary-General NOC-K;
- Ms Christine Mangwana, head of Legal Ministry of Sports (Secretary);
- Mr Kweya G. Obed Matuli, sports research scientist;
- Dr James Ochola Ondiege, sports medic;
- Ms Sylvia Kamau, sports expert;
- Mr James Odongo, head of Planning, State Department of Sports;
- Mr Francis Odera, principal accountant, State Department of Sports;
- Mr Felix Ochieng, administrator;
- Mr Gamaliel Omondi, Ministry of Health Representative; and
- Mr Festus Karani,Ministry of Health representative