Mr. Kennedy Nyaiyo
Secretary, Border Control & Operations Coordination Committee (BCOCC) and Border Management Secretariat (BMS)
Mr. Kennedy Nyaiyo serves as the Secretary of the Border Management Secretariat (BMS) and the Border Control and Operations Coordination Committee (BCOCC). He has had a stellar career in the Public Service which commenced when he was appointed as an Assistant Secretary in the then Ministry of Transport and Communications in 1991. He was later deployed to field administration as a District Officer in 1996. His tour of duty saw him work in various regions including Bungoma, Teso, Kakamega, Baringo, Samburu, Meru North, Kitui-Mutomo Sub-District and Mbeere. In 2007, he became a District Commissioner and later a senior District Commissioner in 2016. In the following years, he worked in Kakamega, Wajir and Nzaui. Between 2012 and 2016, he served in Nyamira County under the Transition Authority after the inception of County Governments. After the end of his tenure with the Authority, he resumed field administration as a senior Deputy County Commissioner in Mwea West, Kirinyaga County. In 2018, he was recalled to the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government (MOICNG) to head BMS. In 2019, he was promoted to the position of Secretary in charge of Border Management. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Government from the University of Nairobi and a Masters from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.