By TCD TEAM.
The outgoing kitui Executive Member in charge of Finance and economic planning Mr. Bernard Katungi is not your average professional. many say, “Katungi is not your average Joe”
The highly disciplined and yet the Results oriented finance minister has been able to put things in order in the finance docket despite pressure from political forces.
The Man who likes clean work, according to those who have interacted with him has carved a niche as a top-notch professional in the finance docket.
The Executive Member is also in charge of Public administration & coordination.
Mr. Ben Katungi holds an MBA in Strategic Management, He studied in the Moi university business department. He holds BA honors in Hotel Management and Tourism from Washington international university.
He was the Group General Manager monarch hotels, General Manager of Gelian hotel, and deputy general manager at Sarova Stanely hotel, and has a wealth of experience in the hotel industry having served in-country top hotels for over 18 years.
He is a straightforward officer, and despite maintaining a low profile, during his working experience he has never associated himself with any corrupt dealings.
He is known for his Boldness, In Matters transparency, He is known to be a Cool Guy, down to earth but very Tough, focused leader
“He believes in creating transparency, integrity, and professionalism with his staff. These are the main key principles of this profession,” the TCD digital scan reports.
Bernard is an assertive, honest and straightforward officer who doesn’t entertain shot cuts or condone Monkey business.
When the New regime took over, many people thought the outgoing finance Minister would allow the accounting officers to squander their budget, – because they knew they were leaving the office, little did they know the man from kwa kilui in Kitui rural would not allow it.
He has been termed one of the most successful finance ministers kitui ever had.
Those who have always wanted to loot the county coffers will never talk well about the man, he has been a good custodian of county resources.