Nairobi, April 21 -- Former Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi has bagged a State job in President William Ruto's latest round of parastatal appointments.

Mr Murungi was named chairperson of National Oil Corporation of Kenya board for a period of three years.

Mr Murungi, a veteran politician from Meru, lost his governor seat in the August 2022 election to Kawira Mwangaza. After the election, Mr Murungi's Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP) joined President Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Alliance.

Mr Murungi is also a member of the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC).

Former presidential candidate and leader of the Agano party David Mwaure Waihiga has been named chairperson Trustees of the National Environment Trust Fund board for a period of three.