MAINA KIONDO, NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL & CEO AT THE LAPSSET CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Maina Kiondo has been appointed as the new Acting Director General and CEO of the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA). Mr. Kiondo brings to the Authority a vast experience spanning more than 33 years, having worked his way up within the Civil Service.

Until his recent appointment to the helm of LCDA, Mr. Kiondo served as the Director of the Northern Corridor Development at the Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development.

Mr. Kiondo, replaces the former DG/CEO Silvester Kasuku, to become the second CEO of the Authority since its inception in March 2013. Mr. Kasuku served two full terms which came to an end on 5th January 2021. In his inaugural meeting with Senior Management at the Authority held on 11th January 2021, Mr. Kiondo commended the tremendous work done by the Authority that has seen the completion of the 1st 3 Berths of Lamu Port, completion of the Isiolo Airport, Completion of the Isiolo-Moyale road and Moyale One stop border Post among other projects. The Project Management expert, thanked God

LCDA Chairperson Titus Ibui, EGH (right). and the new Ag. DG/CEO, Maina Kiondo during the inaugural Management Meeting.

for giving him the opportunity to serve and expressed his gratitude towards  the government for entrusting him with the mandate of delivering National Strategic Projects within the LAPSSET Corridor. The new CEO intends to work closely with the LAPSSET Corridor Project Stakeholders towards; Operationalization and Commissioning of Lamu Port, construction of the Lamu – Garissa road, Resource/investor Mobilization, conclusion of Land acquisition activities along the LAPSSET Corridor, paving way for actual developments that will bring tangible impacts to the Communities, Nation and the Region.

Mr. Kiondo who is an Agriculturalist by profession, holds an MBA – Project Management and is a member of the Project Management Institute.