Salaries and Remuneration Commission chairperson Sarah Serem
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has slapped the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners with pay cuts, just days after the agency delivered the August 8th the general elections.
The Sarah Serem-led commission said that the commissioners will now take home a monthly remuneration of Sh747,621, down from the current monthly pay of Sh.765,188.
The wages commission also announced pay cuts on the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) and all constitutional commissions including Parliamentary Service Commission, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and Judicial Service Commission among others.
Members of the commissions and and vice chair persons will now receive a monthly salary of Sh621,250 down from Sh650,000 per month.
IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati and Attorney General, Githu Muigai will however retain their current salaries of Sh924,000 per month.
Last month, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission slashed salaries of various state officials including the President and the Deputy President, Cabinet Secretaries, Principal Secretaries, Members of Parliament, Senators, Governors, Deputy Governors and Members of County Assembly.