CAUCUS is still to discuss the 17 political appointees of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government where their contracts have expired on 18th April.
Special Secretary to the Prime Minister, Andrew Muaki said they have not set the agenda ahead of Caucus meeting today.
Insider sources said the 17 PAs have still received their salaries even though their contracts have expired already.
“Most of them are working pending decision from the Caucus.
“They are not sure whether they will continue to work and lose their jobs,” one insider said.
Furthermore, about 39 political appointees that DCC government had appointed when they came into power.
It had cost the tax payers about $12 million a year in salaries and benefits.
This includes Chief of Staff, four Policy Secretaries, 13 National Consultants, nine under Prime Minister’s Private Office and 12 under Caucus.
However, the government had sacked George Kuper and Dr Gabriel Titili recently.
A political insider said those under the PM’s Private Office have signed a four year contract.
“They will only lose their job if the government is changed,” the insider said.
By EDDIE OSIFELO